A bill to protect the right of law-abiding citizens to transport knives interstate, notwithstanding a patchwork of local and State prohibitions.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Wyoming. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 16, 2014
Length: 5 pages
Jan 16, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 16, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 16, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 25, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 567 (114th).
May 20, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1315 (114th).
S. 1955 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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