Funds raised will help with AKTI legislative efforts at the state level, the Interstate Transport Act, and repeal of the Federal Switchblade Act.
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AKTI is governed by a nine member Board of Regents that include a broad cross section of the knife industry. Regular input to the Board from Advisory members also adds to the knowledge, credibility and professionalism of the organization to represent a broad spectrum of issues for the knife community. Officers include a president and vice president elected for two year terms.
Knife Owners Will Have a New Federal Protection While Traveling under American Knife & Tool Institute’s Proposed Legislation
2017 AKTI Efforts Continue Federal and State Efforts Including the Knife Owners’ Protection Act, Repeal of Restrictions on Auto-Open Knives, and Preemption
The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) today applauded the House of Representatives’ passage of Michigan Senate Bill 245, a bill to ensure better laws and protections for law abiding citizens carrying an automatic knife.