Florida Permitless Carry Bill (Including Knives) Passes House

Knife Rights supported Florida Permitless Carry bill, HB 543, which includes knives, was passed by the House on Friday by a vote of 76-32. The bill now moves to the Senate. Governor DeSantis has pledged to sign the bill if it passes.

We thank primary sponsors Rep. Chuck Brannan and Sen. Jay Collins for ensuring this bill covers all weapons, including knives. Thanks also to all of you who used Knife Rights’ Legislative Action Center to contact members to support this bill.

Knife Rights supports Constitutional and Permitless Carry and particularly bills such as this that rid the state of its ban on concealed carry of knives (other than a “pocket knife”) without a permit.

Knife Rights is America’s grassroots knife owners’ organization; leading the fight to Rewrite Knife Law in America™ and forging a Sharper Future for all Americans™. Knife Rights efforts have resulted in 40 bills enacted repealing knife bans in 26 states and over 150 cities and towns since 2010.