A bill to repeal certain provisions of the Federal Switchblade Act to allow domestic manufacturers to ship and sell their products to buyers located in other States, to permit the importation of certain knife parts, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Idaho. Republican.
Last Updated: May 22, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Sep 7, 2017
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1779 (115th).
May 22, 2019
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S. 1588 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1588. This is the one from the 116th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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