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SA 1416. Mr. PRYOR (for himself, Mr. HATCH, Mr. COBURN, and Mr. CORKER) submitted an amendment intended to be proposed to amendment SA 1373 proposed by Mr. REID (for Mr. BYRD (for himself, Mr. INOUYE, and Mrs. MURRAY)) to the bill H.R. 2892, making appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:


On page 77, between lines 16 and 17, insert the following:
SEC. 556. DEFINITION OF SWITCHBLADE.
Subsection (b) of the first section of the Act entitled ``An Act to prohibit the introduction, or manufacture for introduction, into interstate commerce of switchblade knives, and for other purposes'' (commonly known as the Federal Switchblade Act) (15 U.S.C. 1241(b)) is amended to read as follows:
``(b) The term `switchblade knife' means any knife having a blade which opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button or other device in the handle of the knife.''.


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Jul 8, 2009.)