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File #: 18-0204    Version: 0 Name: Dangerous Knives - Commercial Display to Minors
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 3/12/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2018
Enactment #: 18-144
Title: Dangerous Knives - Commercial Display to Minors For the purpose of prohibiting the commercial display of certain dangerous knives to minors; conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the commercial display of dangerous knives.
Sponsors: Sharon Green Middleton, President Young, John T. Bullock, Leon F. Pinkett, III, Kristerfer Burnett, Bill Henry, Zeke Cohen, Robert Stokes, Sr., Shannon Sneed, Mary Pat Clarke, Edward Reisinger, Eric T. Costello, Brandon M. Scott, Isaac "Yitzy" Schleifer
Indexes: Commercial, Dangerous Knives, Minors
Attachments: 1. 18-0204~1st Reader, 2. Law 18-0204, 3. Police 18-0204, 4. 2nd Reader Amendment 18-0204, 5. 18-0204~Enr 3rd Reader, 6. Completed File_18-0204
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 Middleton
A Bill Entitled

An Ordinance concerning
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Dangerous Knives - Commercial Display to Minors
For the purpose of prohibiting the commercial display of certain dangerous knives to minors; conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the commercial display of dangerous knives.
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By repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 19 - Police Ordinances
Section(s) 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

§ 59-23. Dangerous knives - Transfer, etc.; commercial display [, to individuals under 21].

(a) Definitions.

(1) In general.

In this section, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

(2) Dangerous knife.

“Dangerous knife” means any:


(i) Bowie knife;

(ii) dirk knife;

(iii) gravity knife;

(iv) shooting knife, as described in State Criminal Law Article § 4-105;

(v) star knife, as defined in State Criminal Law Article § 4-101;

(vi) straight razor;

(vii) switchblade knife, as described in § 59-22 of this subtitle or in State Criminal Law Article § 4-105; or

(viii) any knife with a blade that is longer than 3 inches.

(3) Person.

“Person” means any individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, limit...

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