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UPDATE: Knife Rights’ Virginia Switchblade Commerce Bill Passes

Knife Rights’ Virginia Switchblade Commerce bill, SB1251, has passed the Virginia General Assembly with a bipartisan House vote of 57-42 and by a bipartisan concurrence vote in the Senate of 25-15. The bill was amended in committee, but the changes do not impact the effect of the bill.

The bill now moves to the Governor for action.

Knife Rights will let you know when it is appropriate to engage the Governor to support SB 1251.

Enactment of SB1251 would create jobs and provide a much needed revenue boost to the commonwealth


UPDATE: Knife Rights Virginia Switchblade Commerce Bill Passes Senate

Knife Rights’ Virginia Switchblade Commerce bill, SB1251, has been passed by the full Senate  by a bipartisan vote of 25-15. If enacted, SB1251 would allow a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer to possess or sell switchblade knives, and parts thereof, so long as they are sold or exported outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

SB1251 now moves to the House.

Enactment of SB1251 would create jobs and provide a much needed revenue boost to the commonwealth.


UPDATE: Knife Rights’ Virginia Switchblade Commerce Bill Passed Out of Committee

Knife Rights’ Virginia Switchblade Commerce bill, SB1251, has been reported out of the Senate Committee for Courts of Justice by a bipartisan vote of 9-4. If enacted, SB1251 would allow a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer to possess or sell switchblade knives, and parts thereof, so long as they are sold or exported outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

SB1251 now is up for a vote in the full Senate.

Enactment of SB1251 would create jobs and provide a much needed revenue boost to the commonwealth.


Knife Rights’ Switchblade Commerce Bill Introduced in Virginia

At the request of Knife Rights, Virginia State Senator Bryce Reeves introduced SB1251 which, if enacted, would allow a manufacturer, distributor, or retailer to possess or sell switchblade knives, and parts thereof, so long as they are sold or exported outside of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Enactment of SB1251 would create jobs and provide a much needed revenue boost to the commonwealth.