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File #: 15-0582    Version: 0 Name: Dangerous Knives - Transfer, etc., to or Permitting Possession, etc., by Individual Under 21
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 10/19/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 4/20/2016
Enactment #: 16-466
Title: Dangerous Knives - Transfer, etc., to or Permitting Possession, etc., by Individual Under 21 FOR the purpose of prohibiting the sale, giving away, or other transfer of certain knives to individuals under the age of 21; prohibiting a person from permitting the use or possession of these dangerous knives by individuals under the age of 21; defining certain terms; imposing certain penalties; and conforming language and penalties in related provisions dealing with switchblade knives.
Sponsors: Rochelle Spector, Eric T. Costello, James B. Kraft, Warren Branch, President Young, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, William "Pete" Welch, Robert Curran, Bill Henry
Indexes: Dangerous Knives, Permitting, Possession, Transfer, Under 21
Attachments: 1. 15-0582~1st Reader, 2. City Solicitor 15-0582, 3. Police 15-0582, 4. 15-0582~3rd Reader
EXPLANATION: CAPITALS indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* WARNING: THIS IS AN UNOFFICIAL, INTRODUCTORY COPY OF THE BILL.
THE OFFICIAL COPY CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL IS THE FIRST READER COPY.
INTRODUCTORY*

CITY OF BALTIMORE
COUNCIL BILL

Introduced by: Councilmember Spector

A BILL ENTITLED

AN ORDINANCE concerning
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Dangerous Knives - Transfer, etc., to or Permitting Possession, etc., by Individual Under 21
FOR the purpose of prohibiting the sale, giving away, or other transfer of certain knives to individuals under the age of 21; prohibiting a person from permitting the use or possession of these dangerous knives by individuals under the age of 21; defining certain terms; imposing certain penalties; and conforming language and penalties in related provisions dealing with switchblade knives.
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BY repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 19 - Police Ordinances
Section 59-22
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

BY adding
Article 19 - Police Ordinances
Section 59-23
Baltimore City Code
(Edition 2000)

SECTION 1. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF BALTIMORE, That the Laws of Baltimore City read as follows:

Baltimore City Code

Article 19. Police Ordinances

Subtitle 59. Weapons

Part 3. Other Weapons


? 59-22. [Switchblade] SWITCHBLADE knives ? POSSESSION OR SALE, ETC.

(A) ?PERSON? DEFINED.

IN THIS SECTION, ?PERSON? MEANS ANY INDIVIDUAL, PARTNERSHIP, FIRM, ASSOCIATION, CORPORATION, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, OR OTHER ENTITY OF ANY KIND.

(B) [(a) Possession or sale, etc., prohibited.] PROHIBITED POSSESSION OR SALE, ETC.

[It shall be unlawful for any] NO person ...

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