Michigan Switchblade Law

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When you think about Michigan’s changing switchblade law, do you picture some scene from West Side Story or a Michael Jackson music video, complete with dance fighting? The law that banned switchblades in Michigan …

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SB245 becomes effective on October 10th, 2017. Automatic knives remain illegal in the state of Michigan until that date. THE BAN: A HISTORY Since 1958, automatic knives had been banned for civilian possession and everyday carry by federal law, punishable by a fine of $300 or up to one year in prison in the state of Michigan.

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Republican Gov. Rick Snyder has signed into law legislation that lifts the state’s ban on switchblades. The governor signed the legislation Thursday, said state Sen. Rick Jones, R …

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Existing knife laws in Michigan create an outdated legal construct that unnecessarily limits the ability of Michiganders to carry an automatic3 knife for daily work and recreational activities. While the Michigan Penal Code rightfully limits the possession of knives by an individual with criminal intent (Michigan Compiled Laws (M.C.L.) Section 150.226(1)), law …

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Legal – Mass. Gen. Law Ch. 269 § 10: Limited – Legal if length of blade does not exceed 1.5″, illegal otherwise – Mass. Gen. Law Ch. 269 § 10: Michigan: Legal – State Code: 750.226a. Legal – State Code: 750.226a. repealed under Michigan Switchblade Ban Repeal bill, SB 245 went into effect 90 days after singing on October 10, 2017

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According to Michigan Knife Law of statute MCL Section 750.227, you should not carry a blade that has a length of more than 3”. As per Section 750.222a (1), double-edged knives are strictly restricted in Michigan. For carrying such knives, you will be imprisoned for five years and you may have to pay not more than $2,5000.

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His Senate Bill 245 would repeal the part of the Michigan Penal Code that bans switchblades, making them legal throughout the state. Currently the only people allowed to …

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Gravity knives, automatic knives, and switchblade knives are illegal in Michigan. It is not permissible to carry these kinds of knives, open or concealed. They are also not allowed to be carried in vehicles or school zones. Detroit and Lansing have additional ordinances. Minnesota Switchblades are not legal in Minnesota.

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Switchblades are illegal to carry and to possess in Michigan. however there are some types of switchblades that are legal; for example, if its a …

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A statewide ban on switchblades will be lifted under legislation signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder Thursday. Senate Bill 245 eliminates current law …

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“HB 5544 provides clarity and simplicity for citizens of this State, visitors, especially those involved in the outdoor pursuits, as well as law enforcement, with respect to knives,” said Michigan state Rep. Frank Foster in the press release (pictured right). “It eliminates archaic terms, such as dirk and stiletto, and makes clear that a violation of the law occurs if a person …

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SB 245, sponsored by Senator Rick Jones, simply repeals Section 226a (switchblade ban) of the Michigan penal code originally enacted in 1952. SB245 is the culmination of years of effort by Knife

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July 13, 2017 Knife Rights’ Michigan Switchblade Ban Repeal bill, SB 245, was signed today by Governor Rick Snyder. SB 245, sponsored by Senator Rick Jones, simply repeals Section 750.226a (switchblade ban) of the Michigan penal code …

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In addition to the repeal of Section 750.226a of the Michigan Penal Code, Michigan’s “switchblade prohibition,” HB 5544 will change Section. 227 regarding illegal fixed blade knives. The terms “dirk” and “stiletto” will be removed. Double-edged, non-folding instruments will be illegal if carried concealed except if a person is in their own home, place of …

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Knife Rights will keep working until Michigan’s law-abiding knife owners are free to carry any blade they want.” Knife Rights has repealed switchblade bans in Alaska, Colorado, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, New Hampshire, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin and now in Michigan.

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Are switchblades legal in michigan?

In any case, most of the Michigan state senators disagreed and now switchblades will potentially be legal for most Michiganders. The bill still has to pass the House and be signed by Governor Rick Snyder to become law. This all makes what happened to Justin Moreau of Bay City all the more baffling.

Are switchblades legal in minnesota?

Switchblades are not legal in Minnesota. All other types of knives are, and it is only legal to carry a knife meant to be a tool or utility piece, not a dangerous weapon. Carrying any knife near a school is illegal. Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Duluth have additional restrictions.

Are switchblades legal in the us?

Switchblades are legal so long as the blade is less than 2 inches long. All blades longer than 3.5 inches are prohibited, even if concealed. The only exception is for hunting and fishing knives.

Can you get arrested for possession of a switchblade in michigan?

Despite what was on the books however, the law was loosely enforced as switchblades have and continue to be sold all over the state, and according to Michigan State Police Sgt. Tim Fitzgerald there was a “50-50 chance whether [the] prosecutor would pursue [charges] or not” were you arrested for switchblade possession.

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