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57 total bills, 22 anti-gun bills,
17 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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1100

Title: Concerning concealed pistol license renewal notices.

Description: Concerning concealed pistol license renewal notices.

Last Action: Effective date 7/23/2017.

Last Action Date: April 19, 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: January 22, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1381

Title: Increasing reciprocity for concealed pistol licenses.

Description: Increasing reciprocity for concealed pistol licenses.

Last Action: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2018

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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 Consideration.

Last Action Date: February 19, 2018

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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: Effective date 7/23/2017.

Last Action Date: May 10, 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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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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: Effective date 7/23/2017*.

Last Action Date: May 10, 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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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HB1731

Title: Concerning firearms sales and transfers.

Description: Concerning firearms sales and transfers.

Last Action: Referred to Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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HB2136

Title: Concerning disposition of property subject to forfeiture.

Description: Concerning disposition of property subject to forfeiture.

Last Action: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2293

Title: Restricting firearms and dangerous weapons in early learning facilities.

Description: Restricting firearms and dangerous weapons in early learning facilities.

Last Action: Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2329

Title: Concerning public records act exemptions regarding concealed pistol licenses.

Description: Concerning public records act exemptions regarding concealed pistol licenses.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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HB2368

Title: Making technical corrections and removing obsolete language from the Revised Code of Washington pursuant to RCW 1.08.025.

Description: Making technical corrections and removing obsolete language from the Revised Code of Washington pursuant to RCW 1.08.025.

Last Action: Effective date 6/7/2018.

Last Action Date: March 9, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2422

Title: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Last Action: Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2018

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HB2519

Title: Concerning concealed pistol license eligibility requirements.

Description: Concerning concealed pistol license eligibility requirements.

Last Action: Effective date 6/7/2018.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

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HB2600

Title: Concerning the concealed carry of certain fixed blade knives.

Description: Concerning the concealed carry of certain fixed blade knives.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 11, 2018

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HB2649

Title: Enhancing the fish, shellfish, and wildlife-related recreational opportunities for a person with a disability.

Description: Enhancing the fish, shellfish, and wildlife-related recreational opportunities for a person with a disability.

Last Action: Effective date 6/7/2018.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2666

Title: Relating to local government authority to regulate firearms.

Description: Relating to local government authority to regulate firearms.

Last Action: Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM.

Last Action Date: January 25, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2738

Title: Requiring permission to bring a concealed firearm into another person's residence or dwelling place.

Description: Requiring permission to bring a concealed firearm into another person's residence or dwelling place.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 15, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2805

Title: Concerning the sale of lead ammunition to persons under 21.

Description: Concerning the sale of lead ammunition to persons under 21.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: January 16, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

HB3004

Title: Improving security in schools and the safety of students.

Description: Improving security in schools and the safety of students.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 26, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3007

Title: Preparing for school violence.

Description: Preparing for school violence.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: February 26, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

HB3008

Title: Allowing public school districts and private schools to adopt a policy authorizing permanent employees to possess firearms on school grounds under certain conditions.

Description: Allowing public school districts and private schools to adopt a policy authorizing permanent employees to possess firearms on school grounds under certain conditions.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Judiciary

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

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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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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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: Effective date 7/23/2017.

Last Action Date: May 10, 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: Senate Rules "X" file.

Last Action Date: February 22, 2018

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: Referred to Ways & Means.

Last Action Date: February 2, 2018

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

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SB5552

Title: Concerning firearms sales and transfers.

Description: Concerning firearms sales and transfers.

Last Action: Effective date 7/23/2017.

Last Action Date: May 10, 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: Effective date 6/7/2018*.

Last Action Date: March 21, 2018

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 8, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB5992

Title: Concerning trigger modification devices. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning bump-fire stocks. )

Description: Concerning trigger modification devices. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning bump-fire stocks. )

Last Action: Effective date 6/7/2018***.

Last Action Date: March 6, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB6006

Title: Concerning powers to waive statutory obligations or limitations during a state of emergency.

Description: Concerning powers to waive statutory obligations or limitations during a state of emergency.

Last Action: Senate Rules "X" file.

Last Action Date: February 22, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB6049

Title: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning high capacity magazines.

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB6146

Title: Relating to local government authority to regulate firearms.

Description: Relating to local government authority to regulate firearms.

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2018

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SB6173

Title: Concerning public records act exemptions regarding concealed pistol licenses.

Description: Concerning public records act exemptions regarding concealed pistol licenses.

Last Action: First reading, referred to State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections.

Last Action Date: January 10, 2018

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SB6297

Title: Concerning provisions governing firearms possession by persons who have been found incompetent to stand trial and who have a history of one or more violent acts.

Description: Concerning provisions governing firearms possession by persons who have been found incompetent to stand trial and who have a history of one or more violent acts.

Last Action: Senate Rules "X" file.

Last Action Date: February 22, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB6298

Title: Adding domestic violence harassment to the list of offenses for which a person is prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Description: Adding domestic violence harassment to the list of offenses for which a person is prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Last Action: Effective date 6/7/2018.

Last Action Date: March 22, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB6415

Title: Requiring permission to bring a concealed firearm into another person's residence or dwelling place.

Description: Requiring permission to bring a concealed firearm into another person's residence or dwelling place.

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

Last Action Date: January 30, 2018

this is an pro-gun bill

SB6476

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 Law & Justice.

Last Action Date: January 19, 2018

this is an anti-gun bill

SB6620

Title: Improving security in schools and the safety of students.

Description: Improving security in schools and the safety of students.

Last Action: Returned to Rules.

Last Action Date: March 8, 2018

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SB6622

Title: Creating a voluntary active shooter response training program for schools.

Description: Creating a voluntary active shooter response training program for schools.

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

Last Action Date: March 1, 2018

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