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84 total bills, 33 anti-gun bills,
13 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Washington Firearm Legislation

2013-2014 Session2015-2016 Session2017-2018 Session2019-2020 Session

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

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1010

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1022

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 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1024

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 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1038

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1068

Title: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Last Action: Referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1073

Title: Addressing undetectable and untraceable firearms.

Description: Addressing undetectable and untraceable firearms.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB1097

Title: Revising requirements governing release of confidential health care information for purposes of firearm background checks.

Description: Revising requirements governing release of confidential health care information for purposes of firearm background checks.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1098

Title: Revising requirements and penalties relating to the unsafe storage of firearms.

Description: Revising requirements and penalties relating to the unsafe storage of firearms.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1203

Title: Reporting lost or stolen firearms.

Description: Reporting lost or stolen firearms.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1225

Title: Establishing policies and requirements regarding law enforcement response to domestic violence incidents to enhance the safety of domestic violence victims, families, and officers.

Description: Establishing policies and requirements regarding law enforcement response to domestic violence incidents to enhance the safety of domestic violence victims, families, and officers.

Last Action: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: May 13, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1286

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 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1315

Title: Concerning concealed pistol license training requirements.

Description: Concerning concealed pistol license training requirements.

Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 21, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1319

Title: Expanding local government authority to regulate firearms.

Description: Expanding local government authority to regulate firearms.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1346

Title: Preventing lead exposure in young people.

Description: Preventing lead exposure in young people.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1374

Title: Relating to local government authority to regulate firearms.

Description: Relating to local government authority to regulate firearms.

Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 21, 2020

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HB1393

Title: Concerning fully implementing behavioral health integration for January 1, 2020, by removing behavioral health organizations from law; clarifying the roles and responsibilities among the health care authority, department of social and health services, and department of health, and the roles and responsibilities of behavioral health administrative services organizations and medicaid managed care organizations; and making technical corrections related to the behavioral health system.

Description: Concerning fully implementing behavioral health integration for January 1, 2020, by removing behavioral health organizations from law; clarifying the roles and responsibilities among the health care authority, department of social and health services, and department of health, and the roles and responsibilities of behavioral health administrative services organizations and medicaid managed care organizations; and making technical corrections related to the behavioral health system.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1439

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: By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB1464

Title: Clarifying background check requirements for an application for a concealed pistol license.

Description: Clarifying background check requirements for an application for a concealed pistol license.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB1465

Title: Concerning requirements for pistol sales or transfers.

Description: Concerning requirements for pistol sales or transfers.

Last Action: Effective date 7/1/2019.

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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HB1511

Title: Concerning firearm safety training requirements applicable to the sale or transfer of semiautomatic assault rifles.

Description: Concerning firearm safety training requirements applicable to the sale or transfer of semiautomatic assault rifles.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1530

Title: Restricting possession of weapons in certain locations.

Description: Restricting possession of weapons in certain locations.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1541

Title: Prohibiting the possession and acquisition of weapons by persons convicted of certain criminal offenses or subject to certain no-contact orders, protection orders, or restraining orders.

Description: Prohibiting the possession and acquisition of weapons by persons convicted of certain criminal offenses or subject to certain no-contact orders, protection orders, or restraining orders.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB1589

Title: Concerning requirements for the correctional personnel and community corrections officer exemption from restrictions on carrying firearms.

Description: Concerning requirements for the correctional personnel and community corrections officer exemption from restrictions on carrying firearms.

Last Action: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: April 30, 2019

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HB1648

Title: Providing for suicide awareness and prevention programs to create safer homes and reduce suicide among service members, veterans, and their families.

Description: Providing for suicide awareness and prevention programs to create safer homes and reduce suicide among service members, veterans, and their families.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB1649

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 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1671

Title: Disposing of confiscated firearms.

Description: Disposing of confiscated firearms.

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 24, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB1739

Title: Concerning firearms that are undetectable or untraceable.

Description: Concerning firearms that are undetectable or untraceable.

Last Action: Effective date 7/1/2019.

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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HB1763

Title: Preparing for and responding to active shooter events and other acts of mass violence at schools.

Description: Preparing for and responding to active shooter events and other acts of mass violence at schools.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB1774

Title: Concerning extreme risk protection orders.

Description: Concerning extreme risk protection orders.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB1786

Title: Improving procedures and strengthening laws relating to protection orders, no-contact orders, and restraining orders.

Description: Improving procedures and strengthening laws relating to protection orders, no-contact orders, and restraining orders.

Last Action: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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HB1934

Title: Renewing a concealed pistol license by members of the armed forces.

Description: Renewing a concealed pistol license by members of the armed forces.

Last Action: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: April 24, 2019

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HB1949

Title: Conducting a feasibility study to examine and make recommendations regarding the establishment of a single point of contact firearm background check system.

Description: Conducting a feasibility study to examine and make recommendations regarding the establishment of a single point of contact firearm background check system.

Last Action: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2103

Title: Simplifying firearms regulations.

Description: Simplifying firearms regulations.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2124

Title: Exempting concealed pistol license holders from restrictions on possession of firearms in certain locations.

Description: Exempting concealed pistol license holders from restrictions on possession of firearms in certain locations.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2196

Title: Concerning standards for issuance and enforcement of extreme risk protection orders.

Description: Concerning standards for issuance and enforcement of extreme risk protection orders.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2202

Title: Exempting law enforcement from firearm safety training requirements for semiautomatic assault rifle purchases or transfers.

Description: Exempting law enforcement from firearm safety training requirements for semiautomatic assault rifle purchases or transfers.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

HB2223

Title: Concerning the liability of an individual or entity that prohibits the possession of firearms on property owned by, or under the control of, the individual or entity.

Description: Concerning the liability of an individual or entity that prohibits the possession of firearms on property owned by, or under the control of, the individual or entity.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB2238

Title: Dividing the state wildlife account into the fish, wildlife, and conservation account and the limited fish and wildlife account.

Description: Dividing the state wildlife account into the fish, wildlife, and conservation account and the limited fish and wildlife account.

Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM

Last Action Date: January 22, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2240

Title: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 21, 2020

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HB2241

Title: Concerning assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 21, 2020

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HB2305

Title: Concerning firearms laws concerning persons subject to vulnerable adult protection orders.

Description: Concerning firearms laws concerning persons subject to vulnerable adult protection orders.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB2367

Title: Concerning subscription service legal defense funds.

Description: Concerning subscription service legal defense funds.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Consumer Protection & Business.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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HB2467

Title: Establishing a centralized single point of contact background check system for firearms transfers.

Description: Establishing a centralized single point of contact background check system for firearms transfers.

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 24, 2020

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HB2473

Title: Concerning domestic violence.

Description: Concerning domestic violence.

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Public Safety at 8:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 23, 2020

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HB2519

Title: Concerning reasonable public safety measures to prevent dangerous individuals from acquiring ammunition.

Description: Concerning reasonable public safety measures to prevent dangerous individuals from acquiring ammunition.

Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 21, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

HB2555

Title: Concerning background check requirements for firearms classified as other under federal firearms laws.

Description: Concerning background check requirements for firearms classified as other under federal firearms laws.

Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 8:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 22, 2020

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HB2590

Title: Concerning unlawful possession of a firearm.

Description: Concerning unlawful possession of a firearm.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 16, 2020

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HB2623

Title: Prohibiting the possession of firearms by persons convicted of certain criminal offenses.

Description: Prohibiting the possession of firearms by persons convicted of certain criminal offenses.

Last Action: First reading, referred to Civil Rights & Judiciary.

Last Action Date: January 16, 2020

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HB2674

Title: Concerning the administration of election campaign activities and reporting statements of financial affairs.

Description: Concerning the administration of election campaign activities and reporting statements of financial affairs.

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

Last Action Date: January 17, 2020

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SB5016

Title: Allowing animal control officers to carry firearms for personal protection.

Description: Allowing animal control officers to carry firearms for personal protection.

Last Action: Moved to Rules White Sheet.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5027

Title: Concerning extreme risk protection orders.

Description: Concerning extreme risk protection orders.

Last Action: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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SB5050

Title: Creating a sentencing enhancement for body armor.

Description: Creating a sentencing enhancement for body armor.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an anti-gun bill

SB5061

Title: Addressing undetectable firearms.

Description: Addressing undetectable firearms.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5062

Title: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning high capacity magazines.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5072

Title: Concerning extreme risk protection orders.

Description: Concerning extreme risk protection orders.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5143

Title: Concerning the authorized removal, safe keeping, and return of firearms and ammunition by law enforcement during and after domestic violence incidents.

Description: Concerning the authorized removal, safe keeping, and return of firearms and ammunition by law enforcement during and after domestic violence incidents.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5149

Title: Monitoring of domestic violence perpetrators.

Description: Monitoring of domestic violence perpetrators.

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 23, 2020

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SB5150

Title: Authorizing security for community and technical colleges.

Description: Authorizing security for community and technical colleges.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB5172

Title: Requiring firearms training for certain legislators.

Description: Requiring firearms training for certain legislators.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5174

Title: Concerning concealed pistol license training requirements.

Description: Concerning concealed pistol license training requirements.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5181

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: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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SB5205

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: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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SB5244

Title: Creating a domestic violence offender registry.

Description: Creating a domestic violence offender registry.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

this is an pro-gun bill

SB5260

Title: Concerning powers to waive statutory obligations or limitations during a state of emergency in order to cope with the emergency.

Description: Concerning powers to waive statutory obligations or limitations during a state of emergency in order to cope with the emergency.

Last Action: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: May 21, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB5333

Title: Making changes related to the uniform parentage act for access to court records, compliance with regulations of the food and drug administration, enacting a repealed section of chapter 26.26 RCW, and correcting citations and terminology.

Description: Making changes related to the uniform parentage act for access to court records, compliance with regulations of the food and drug administration, enacting a repealed section of chapter 26.26 RCW, and correcting citations and terminology.

Last Action: Effective date 7/28/2019.

Last Action Date: April 17, 2019

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SB5340

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 13, 2020

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SB5432

Title: Concerning fully implementing behavioral health integration for January 1, 2020, by removing behavioral health organizations from law; clarifying the roles and responsibilities among the health care authority, department of social and health services, and department of health, and the roles and responsibilities of behavioral health administrative services organizations and medicaid managed care organizations; and making technical corrections related to the behavioral health system.

Description: Concerning fully implementing behavioral health integration for January 1, 2020, by removing behavioral health organizations from law; clarifying the roles and responsibilities among the health care authority, department of social and health services, and department of health, and the roles and responsibilities of behavioral health administrative services organizations and medicaid managed care organizations; and making technical corrections related to the behavioral health system.

Last Action: Effective date 1/1/2020*.

Last Action Date: May 9, 2019

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SB5434

Title: Restricting possession of weapons in certain locations.

Description: Restricting possession of weapons in certain locations.

Last Action: Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5508

Title: Clarifying background check requirements for an application for a concealed pistol license.

Description: Clarifying background check requirements for an application for a concealed pistol license.

Last Action: Effective date 5/7/2019.

Last Action Date: May 7, 2019

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SB5681

Title: Concerning domestic violence.

Description: Concerning domestic violence.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5720

Title: Concerning the involuntary treatment act.

Description: Concerning the involuntary treatment act.

Last Action: Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5745

Title: Concerning extreme risk protection orders.

Description: Concerning extreme risk protection orders.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5782

Title: Concerning spring blade knives.

Description: Concerning spring blade knives.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5925

Title: Renaming the department of revenue as the department of taxation.

Description: Renaming the department of revenue as the department of taxation.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB5954

Title: Concerning the bump-fire stock buy-back program.

Description: Concerning the bump-fire stock buy-back program.

Last Action: Effective date 3/14/2019.

Last Action Date: March 14, 2019

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SB6072

Title: Dividing the state wildlife account into the fish, wildlife, and conservation account and the limited fish and wildlife account.

Description: Dividing the state wildlife account into the fish, wildlife, and conservation account and the limited fish and wildlife account.

Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM

Last Action Date: January 20, 2020

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SB6076

Title: Concerning assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB6077

Title: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Description: Concerning high capacity magazines.

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 23, 2020

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SB6161

Title: Imposing an excise tax on ammunition.

Description: Imposing an excise tax on ammunition.

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

Last Action Date: January 13, 2020

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SB6163

Title: Concerning unlawful possession of firearms for persons free on bond or personal recognizance pending trial, appeal, or sentencing for felony charges under RCW 46.61.502(6) and 46.61.504(6).

Description: Concerning unlawful possession of firearms for persons free on bond or personal recognizance pending trial, appeal, or sentencing for felony charges under RCW 46.61.502(6) and 46.61.504(6).

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 23, 2020

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SB6288

Title: Creating the Washington office of firearm violence prevention.

Description: Creating the Washington office of firearm violence prevention.

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 23, 2020

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SB6289

Title: Concerning the restoration of the right to possess a firearm.

Description: Concerning the restoration of the right to possess a firearm.

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

Last Action Date: January 15, 2020

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SB6294

Title: Concerning concealed pistol license training requirements.

Description: Concerning concealed pistol license training requirements.

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 23, 2020

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SB6347

Title: Extending the expiration date for a concealed pistol license.

Description: Extending the expiration date for a concealed pistol license.

Last Action: Scheduled for executive session in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM

Last Action Date: January 23, 2020

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