An Act To Authorize Certain Officials To Carry Automatic Knives While in the Performance of Their Duties
Sec. 1. 17-A MRSA §1055, sub-§1, as enacted by PL 1975, c. 499, §1, is amended to read:
Sec. 2. 17-A MRSA §1055, sub-§3 is enacted to read:
This bill allows law enforcement officers, corrections officers or corrections supervisors to possess a knife that has a blade that opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, spring or other device in the handle of the knife, or a knife having a blade that opens or falls or is ejected into position by the force of gravity or by an outward, downward or centrifugal thrust or movement.