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Georgia Knife Law Reform Bill - CALL & EMAIL TODAY! Print E-mail

February 2, 2017: Knife Rights' Georgia Knife Law Reform bill, SB 49, that would increase the legal carry length of a knife blade in the state from 5.5 inches to 12 inches, was passed out of the Senate Public Safety Committee with a "do pass" recommendation.

Your emails and calls to legislators are having a positive effect. The bill now moves to the full Senate for a vote.

If you live, work or travel in Georgia, or plan to (like to BLADE Show in Atlanta), please CALL or EMAIL your Senator TODAY and simply deliver the message that you are calling or emailing to respectfully request that they please VOTE YES on SB 49, an important criminal justice reform bill, and then thank them. Please be POLITE and RESPECTFUL and REMAIN ON POINT.

Click here to locate your Senator.

Efforts to completely eliminate the carry length limit have been stymied due to the manner in which a knife is defined in Georgia law. This will make life much better for knife owners in Georgia without hampering future efforts to completely eliminate the carry length limit at some future opportunity.


February 2, 2017: Knife Rights' Georgia Knife Law Reform bill, SB 49, that would increase the legal carry length of a knife blade in the state from 5.5 inches to 12 inches, has been sent to the Senate Public Safety Committee.

If you live, work or travel in Georgia, or plan to (like to BLADE Show in Atlanta), please CALL or EMAIL the committee members TODAY and simply deliver the message that you are calling or emailing to respectfully request that they please VOTE YES on SB 49, an important criminal justice reform bill, and then thank them. Please be POLITE and RESPECTFUL and REMAIN ON POINT.

If emailing, use the SUBJECT: Please VOTE YES on SB 49

Sen. Tyler Harper - Chairman: (404) 463-5263  or Tyler.Harper@senate.ga.gov
Sen. John Albers - Vice Chairman: (404) 463-8055 or info@senatoralbers.com
Sen. >Lee Anderson: (404) 656-5114 or lee.anderson@senate.ga.gov
Sen. Tonya Anderson: (404) 463-2598 or tonya.anderson@senate.ga.gov
Sen. Harold Jones: (404) 463-3942 or harold.jones@senate.ga.gov
Sen. Chuck Payne: (404) 463-5402 or chuck.payne@senate.ga.gov
Sen. Valencia Seay: (404) 656-5095 or valencia.seay@senate.ga.gov
Sen. Michael Williams: (404) 656-7127 or michael.williams@senate.ga.gov

Efforts to completely eliminate the carry length limit have been stymied due to the manner in which a knife is defined in Georgia law. This will make life much better for knife owners in Georgia without hampering future efforts to completely eliminate the carry length limit at some future opportunity.



January 25, 2017: Georgia State Senator Bill Heath has introduced Knife Rights' Georgia Knife Law Reform bill, SB 49, that would increase the legal carry length of a knife blade in the state from 5.5 inches to 12 inches. Sen. Heath was the sponsor of Knife Rights' Georgia Knife Law Preemption bill that was enacted in 2012.

SB 49 is co-sponsored by Senators William Ligon, Jr., Tyler Harper, Marty Harbin, Bruce Thompson and Frank Ginn. The bill has not yet been assigned to a committee. Once assigned we'll let you know who to contact to help move the bill forward.

Efforts to completely eliminate the carry length limit have been stymied due to the manner in which a knife is defined in Georgia Law. Eliminating the length limit entirely requires significant changes to over 30 pages of laws on the books, which at this time would not be acceptable to the legislature. In the end, it was determined that the best practical alternative was to significantly increase the blade carry length to 12 inches. This will make life much better for knife owners in Georgia without hampering future efforts to completely eliminate the carry length limit at some future opportunity.

 
 
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