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33 total bills, 9 anti-gun bills,
13 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Washington Gun Laws

2013-2014 Session2015-2016 Session2017-2018 Session

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note: Washington carries over legislation from odd-numbered years to even numbered years without exception

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HB1000

Title: Concerning the use of deadly force by law enforcement and corrections officers.

Description: Concerning the use of deadly force by law enforcement and corrections officers.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Public Safety

Last Action Date: January 9, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1004

Title: Protecting the constitutionally guaranteed right to the lawful possession of firearms during a state of emergency.

Description: Protecting the constitutionally guaranteed right to the lawful possession of firearms during a state of emergency.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 9, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1100

Title: Concerning concealed pistol license renewal notices.

Description: Concerning concealed pistol license renewal notices.

Last Action: Delivered to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1122

Title: Protecting public safety through responsible storage of firearms.

Description: Protecting public safety through responsible storage of firearms.

Last Action: Referred to Rules 2 Review.

Last Action Date: February 17, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1134

Title: Banning the sale of assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Description: Banning the sale of assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1174

Title: Requiring the superintendent of public instruction to develop an elective firearms safety and hunter education course for high school students.

Description: Requiring the superintendent of public instruction to develop an elective firearms safety and hunter education course for high school students.

Last Action: Public hearing in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM.

Last Action Date: January 26, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1181

Title: Prohibiting the creation and maintenance of a database concerning pistol sales or transfers.

Description: Prohibiting the creation and maintenance of a database concerning pistol sales or transfers.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 12, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1190

Title: Prohibiting a government database of law abiding owners of legal firearms.

Description: Prohibiting a government database of law abiding owners of legal firearms.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 13, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1270

Title: Improving public safety by encouraging the voluntary purchase and voluntary use of firearm safety products.

Description: Improving public safety by encouraging the voluntary purchase and voluntary use of firearm safety products.

Last Action: Referred to Finance.

Last Action Date: February 17, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1380

Title: Repealing background check provisions for gun sales and transfers relating to Initiative Measure No. 594.

Description: Repealing background check provisions for gun sales and transfers relating to Initiative Measure No. 594.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 18, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1381

Title: Increasing reciprocity for concealed pistol licenses.

Description: Increasing reciprocity for concealed pistol licenses.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 18, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1387

Title: Concerning enhanced background checks and licensure for assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning enhanced background checks and licensure for assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Last Action: Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:00 PM.

Last Action Date: February 16, 2017

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HB1483

Title: Concerning the disposition of forfeited firearms by the Washington state patrol.

Description: Concerning the disposition of forfeited firearms by the Washington state patrol.

Last Action: Referred to Rules 2 Review.

Last Action Date: February 13, 2017

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HB1501

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.

Last Action: Delivered to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 23, 2017

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HB1592

Title: Concerning dealer deliveries to active law enforcement officers.

Description: Concerning dealer deliveries to active law enforcement officers.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 24, 2017

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HB1612

Title: Creating a suicide-safer homes project account to support prevention efforts and develop strategies for reducing access to lethal means. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Creating a suicide-safer homes task force and project to support prevention efforts and develop strategies for reducing access to lethal means. )

Description: Creating a suicide-safer homes project account to support prevention efforts and develop strategies for reducing access to lethal means. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Creating a suicide-safer homes task force and project to support prevention efforts and develop strategies for reducing access to lethal means. )

Last Action: Delivered to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 21, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1725

Title: Establishing an exemption from background check requirements for firearms sales or transfers between concealed pistol license holders.

Description: Establishing an exemption from background check requirements for firearms sales or transfers between concealed pistol license holders.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 27, 2017

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HB1731

Title: Concerning firearms sales and transfers.

Description: Concerning firearms sales and transfers.

Last Action: Referred to Rules 2 Consideration.

Last Action Date: March 13, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1933

Title: Concerning the transfer of firearms at nonprofit fund-raising activities.

Description: Concerning the transfer of firearms at nonprofit fund-raising activities.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 3, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2042

Title: Restoring certain gubernatorial powers to waive statutory obligations or limitations in order to preserve and maintain life, health, property, or the public peace during a state of emergency.

Description: Restoring certain gubernatorial powers to waive statutory obligations or limitations in order to preserve and maintain life, health, property, or the public peace during a state of emergency.

Last Action: First reading, referred to State Government, Elections & Information Technology

Last Action Date: February 9, 2017

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HB2136

Title: Concerning disposition of property subject to forfeiture.

Description: Concerning disposition of property subject to forfeiture.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 1, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2174

Title: Making licensed dealer delivery provisions consistent with federal law.

Description: Making licensed dealer delivery provisions consistent with federal law.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 22, 2017

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SB5000

Title: Concerning the use of deadly force by law enforcement and corrections officers.

Description: Concerning the use of deadly force by law enforcement and corrections officers.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Law & Justice.

Last Action Date: January 9, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB5050

Title: Banning the sale of assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Description: Banning the sale of assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Law & Justice.

Last Action Date: January 11, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB5216

Title: Requiring the superintendent of public instruction to develop an elective firearms safety and hunter education course for high school students.

Description: Requiring the superintendent of public instruction to develop an elective firearms safety and hunter education course for high school students.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education.

Last Action Date: January 17, 2017

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SB5268

Title: Concerning notice to the licensee before a concealed pistol license expires.

Description: Concerning notice to the licensee before a concealed pistol license expires.

Last Action: Delivered to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 23, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB5441

Title: Concerning certain procedures upon initial detention under the involuntary treatment act.

Description: Concerning certain procedures upon initial detention under the involuntary treatment act.

Last Action: Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services, Mental Health & Housing at 1:30 PM.

Last Action Date: February 15, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB5444

Title: Concerning enhanced background checks and licensure for assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning enhanced background checks and licensure for assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Law & Justice.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB5463

Title: Protecting public safety through responsible storage of firearms.

Description: Protecting public safety through responsible storage of firearms.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Law & Justice.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB5506

Title: Concerning the transfer of firearms at nonprofit fund-raising activities.

Description: Concerning the transfer of firearms at nonprofit fund-raising activities.

Last Action: Senate Rules "X" file.

Last Action Date: March 21, 2017

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SB5552

Title: Concerning firearms sales and transfers.

Description: Concerning firearms sales and transfers.

Last Action: Delivered to Governor.

Last Action Date: April 21, 2017

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SB5553

Title: Preventing suicide by permitting the voluntary waiver of firearm rights.

Description: Preventing suicide by permitting the voluntary waiver of firearm rights.

Last Action: Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM.

Last Action Date: January 31, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB5795

Title: Concerning liability insurance requirements for firearm owners and purchasers.

Description: Concerning liability insurance requirements for firearm owners and purchasers.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Law & Justice.

Last Action Date: February 10, 2017

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