Tennessee Knife Laws 2021

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Accordingly, statewide uniformity of knife law obtains in Tennessee. 39-17-1307. Carrying or possession of weapons . Subsection (d) of § 39-17-1307 applies to any “deadly weapon other than a firearm”: A person commits an offense who possesses a deadly weapon other than a firearm with the intent to employ it during the commission of, attempt to commit, …

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1. Tennessee is now the gold standard for ownership and carry of knives, with every kind of knife imaginable legal to carry openly or concealed with no permit required. The law is actually written in such a way that no distinction is made between open or concealed carry. For a long time, there was a restriction on automatic knives, aka switchblades, but a 2014 repeal of that law put an end to that. Even better, statewide preemption appears to be standing in force since its adoption into law, with no jurisdiction beneath the state government able to regulate the sale, use ownership of possession of any kind of knife whatsoever. Huzzah! That being said, specific language in the pertinent laws governing knives do focus specifically on carry with intent to commit a crime that you should be familiar with. I am not implying that any of our stalwart readers are anything other than upstanding Good Guys and Good Gals, but any law you don’t know the ins and outs of is the one that will surely sn

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So, carrying a knife in Tennessee is generally unrestricted – except, of course, on school property. The maximum fine, however, for using a knife in the commission of a felony doubled, from $3,000 to $6,000. While, in general, it an offense to carry a knife on school property, the law possible allows carry of very small knives.

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Tennessee State Knife Laws: Tennessee state allows the citizens to own or carry almost any types of knives. The law also allows the manufacturing, buying or selling blade items. The citizen can carry either a concealed or a open knife. There is no limitation in blade length. In a word, if you are 18 you can carry any kind of knife in the whole state with no fear of …

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Tennessee State Knife Laws. Tennessee state law permits its citizens to own almost any type of knife. There are no restrictions on sale or possession, and a person can carry a knife either concealed or open. In the past, automatic blades were illegal, but the state lifted this law in 2014. The law focuses on the intention to commit a crime.

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7,391. Sep 6, 2000. #1. Here is our law as copied from the Tennessee Codes Annotated. 39-17-1307 Unlawful carrying or possession of a weapon-. (a) (1) A person commits an offense who carries with the intent to go armed a firearm,a knife with a blade length exceeding four inches (4"), or a club. (2) An offense under section (a) (1) is a class C

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Tennessee’s progressive pro-knife law (Senate Bill SB1015) would also enact Knife Law Preemption, repeal the state’s antiquated switchblade ban and repeal the state’s 4-inch blade-length limitation. Sen. Mike Bell has been most helpful in the fight to save the knife rights of those in the great state of Tennessee.

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Local laws may apply. California knife law is so complex and convoluted it almost appears as if one can be arrested for any type of knife. Tennessee Knife Laws. Tennessee has some rock-solid knife laws. It is legal to own any type of knife. Neither open nor concealed carry is illegal if you don’t have malicious intention. If you desire to inflict damage on …

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Tennessee knife laws. Thread starter Wsfuller95; Start date Aug 6, 2010; W. Wsfuller95. Joined Jul 18, 2010 Messages 19. Aug 6, 2010 #1 I might be moving to tennessee soon, so I wanted to know about their knife laws. I did a little bit of research, and from what I read (correct me if I'm wrong), you can carry a folding or fixed blade knife with a blade up to four …

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So, carrying a knife in Tennessee is generally unrestricted – except, of course, on school property. The maximum fine, however, for using a knife in the commission of a felony doubled, from $3,000 to $6,000. While, in general, it an offense to carry a knife on school property, the law possible allows carry of very small knives.

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Tennessee law does not restrict the types of knives that may be possessed or how they may be carried. State law does provide a location-based restriction for school buildings and grounds. The possession and carry of knives of any type

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Tennessee Must Inform Officer Immediately: NO Acts, 2021, ch. 219, §§ 8, 9.. Permitless Carry . 39-17-1307 - Unlawful Carrying or Possession of a Weapon (g) It is an exception to the application of subsection (a) that a person is carrying, whether openly or concealed, a handgun and: (1)(A) The person is at least twenty-one (21) years of age; or (B) …

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In the state of Tennessee, it’s legal to own Bowies, dirks, daggers or other stabbing knives, disguise knives and stilettos. In Tennessee, it’s illegal to ow

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now has absolutely no knife laws which stop law abiding citizens from buying, selling, owning, carrying, transporting, collecting, or lawfully using any type of knife! New Jersey 2C-39-1 & 2C-39-3 thru Y <5" Dagger/Dirk/Stiletto, Auto, Gravity, or Ballistic Knife, are illegal by law. You must explain lawful purpose for carrying 2C-39-6 & 2C-39-9.1 any other knife. NJ Police have …

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From a constitutional carry to requirements about burying fetal remains: There are several new key laws taking effect in Tennessee on July 1. Controversy swirled in the 112th General Assembly as

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Is it legal to open carry a knife in tennessee?

Since 2014, open carry of all types of knives of any length has been lawful under Tennessee law. Basically, knife-carry laws are unrestricted when it comes to open carry. The only exceptions are the restrictions concerning carrying on school property and the (often appealed) intent to go armed.

What is the legal length of a knife in tennessee?

How Tennessee Regulates Blade Length Since the 2014 change in Tennessee knife laws, there are now no restrictions on knife length or knife-blade length. Before 2014, the law prohibited open or concealed carry of knives with blades longer than four inches, but that has since been superseded, making knife length generally unrestricted.

Can you carry a knife on school property in tennessee?

Tennessee law restricts the possession and carry of weapons, including knives, on school property. § 39-17-1309 provides:

What is the legal length of a switchblade in tennessee?

Formerly, under Tennessee law, it was illegal to carry a knife with a blade more than four inches in length, but in July of 2014 that restriction was lifted. A knife, including a switchblade, of any length may be carried, open or concealed. Further, concealed carry of a knife does not require a license,...

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