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. Senior Senator for Wyoming. Republican.
Last Updated: Aug 28, 2015
Length: 6 pages
May 13, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 20, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 16, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1955 (113th).
May 13, 2015
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May 20, 2015
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Aug 28, 2015
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.
S. 1315 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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