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Proposed Washington Gun Law HB1501

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Legislation Overview

Title: Protecting law enforcement and the public from persons who illegally attempt to obtain firearms.

Description: Protecting law enforcement and the public from persons who illegally attempt to obtain firearms.

Session: 2017-2018 Regular Session

Last Action: Effective date 7/23/2017.

Last Action Date: May 10, 2017

Sponsors

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7 sponsors: Drew Hansen (D); Dave Hayes (R); Ruth Kagi (D); Norma Smith (R); Steve Tharinger (D); Judith Clibborn (D); Richard Muri (R);

Percentage of House Of Representatives sponsoring bill: 7% (7 of 98)

History
Chamber Date Action
House May 10, 2017 Chapter 261, 2017 Laws.
House May 10, 2017 Governor signed.
House May 10, 2017 Effective date 7/23/2017.
House Apr 23, 2017 Delivered to Governor.
House Apr 21, 2017 House concurred in Senate amendments.
Senate Apr 21, 2017 President signed.
House Apr 21, 2017 Speaker signed.
House Apr 21, 2017 Passed final passage; yeas, 83; nays, 13; absent, 0; excused, 2.
Senate Apr 20, 2017 Committee amendment not adopted.
Senate Apr 20, 2017 Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0.
Senate Apr 20, 2017 Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Senate Apr 20, 2017 Floor amendment
Senate Apr 6, 2017 Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Senate Apr 4, 2017 WM - Majority; do pass with amendment
Senate Apr 4, 2017 Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Senate Apr 4, 2017 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM.
Senate Apr 3, 2017 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM.
Senate Mar 29, 2017 And refer to Ways & Means.
Senate Mar 29, 2017 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM.
Senate Mar 29, 2017 LAW - Majority; do pass with amendment
Senate Mar 29, 2017 Referred to Ways & Means.
Senate Mar 23, 2017 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM.
Senate Mar 7, 2017 First reading, referred to Law & Justice.
House Mar 3, 2017 Third reading, passed; yeas, 84; nays, 13; absent, 0; excused, 1.
House Mar 3, 2017 Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
House Mar 3, 2017 1st substitute bill substituted
House Mar 1, 2017 Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
House Feb 24, 2017 APP - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Judiciary.
House Feb 24, 2017 Referred to Rules 2 Review.
House Feb 24, 2017 Minority; do not pass.
House Feb 24, 2017 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 10:00 AM.
House Feb 23, 2017 Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM.
House Feb 17, 2017 Referred to Appropriations.
House Feb 16, 2017 JUDI - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
House Feb 16, 2017 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:00 PM.
House Feb 8, 2017 Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 8:00 AM.
House Jan 23, 2017 First reading, referred to Judiciary
Texts
Type Date State Link Text
Chaptered May 23, 2017 state link bill text
Enrolled Apr 21, 2017 state link bill text
Comm Sub Feb 17, 2017 state link bill text
Introduced Jan 20, 2017 state link bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Votes

House Final Passage

Senate 3rd Reading & Final Passage as Amended by the Senate

House Final Passage as Amended by the Senate

Link: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/summary.aspx?bill=1501&year=2017

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