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1-23-10 Current Firearms Legislation – WASHINGTON STATE


WASHINGTON STATE FIREARMS LEGISLATION CURRENTLY IN PROCESS AS OF JANUARY 23, 2010

 

(For Up-To-Date Information, Please visit this link:  http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/search.aspx?term=firearms&year=2009)

 

HB 1498 – 2009-10   (PASSED)
Concerning provisions governing firearms possession by persons

who have been involuntarily committed.

History of Bill
  Sponsors: Representatives Hunter, Blake, Kretz, Pedersen,

Goodman, Williams, Carlyle, Roberts, McCune, Ericks, White,

Hasegawa, Kagi, Nelson, Warnick

Apr 21  Delivered to Governor.
Apr 30  Governor signed.
      Chapter 293, 2009 Laws.
      Effective date 7/26/2009.

SIGNED BILL: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/Session%20Law%202009/1498.SL.pdf

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HB 1755 – 2009-10  

Including correctional employees who have completed

government-sponsored law enforcement firearms training to the

lists of law enforcement personnel that are exempt from

certain firearm restrictions.
 
History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives Williams, Rodne, Upthegrove
 
  Companion Bill: SB 5929

2009 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 28  First reading, referred to Judiciary.

2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 11  Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary

at 1:30 PM.
      By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present

status.
    Jan 14  Executive action taken in the House Committee on

Judiciary at 10:00 AM. 
      JUDI – Executive action taken by committee.
      JUDI – Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do

pass. 
    Jan 18  Passed to Rules Committee for second reading

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/1755.pdf

SUBSTITUTE BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/1755-S.pdf

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HB 1832 – 2009-10   

Protecting the constitutionally guaranteed right to the lawful

possession of firearms during an emergency.

History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives Herrera, Blake, Orcutt, Takko,

Short, McCune, Kristiansen, Hope, Pearson
 
  2009 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 30  First reading, referred to Judiciary.
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 11  By resolution, reintroduced and retained in

present status.

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/1832.pdf

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HB 2011 – 2009-10   

Regarding firearms safety education programs.

History of Bill

  Sponsors: Representatives Chase, Orcutt, Herrera,

Kristiansen, Campbell, Newhouse, Simpson, Kenney, Pearson,

Klippert, Kretz, Cox, Hasegawa, Smith, Warnick, Sullivan,

Morrell, Kelley, Ormsby
 
  2009 REGULAR SESSION
    Feb 6  First reading, referred to Education.
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 11  By resolution, reintroduced and retained in

present status

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2011.pdf

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HB 2065 – 2009-10 

Issuing firearms certificates to retired law enforcement

officers.
 
History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives Orcutt, Blake, Maxwell
 
  2009 REGULAR SESSION
    Feb 9  First reading, referred to Judiciary.
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 11  By resolution, reintroduced and retained in

present status.

ORIGINAL BILL: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

-10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2065.pdf

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HB 2226 – 2009-10 

Issuing firearms certificates to retired law enforcement

officers.

History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives Orcutt, Blake, Maxwell, Williams,

Hope
 
  2009 REGULAR SESSION
    Feb 16  First reading, referred to Judiciary.
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 11  Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary

at 1:30 PM.
      By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present

status.
    Jan 14  Executive action taken in the House Committee on

Judiciary at 10:00 AM.
      JUDI – Executive action taken by committee.
      JUDI – Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do

pass.
    Jan 18  Passed to Rules Committee for second reading

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2226.pdf

SUBSTITUTE BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2226-S.pdf

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HB 2264 – 2009-10  

Regulating the sale of firearms at gun shows and events.
 
History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representative Williams
 
  2009 REGULAR SESSION
    Feb 19  First reading, referred to Judiciary.
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 11  By resolution, reintroduced and retained in

present status

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2264.pdf

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HB 2477 – 2009-10  

Imposing liability for the criminal use of firearms sold at

gun shows or events.

History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives Williams, Chase
 
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Dec 21  Prefiled for introduction.
    Jan 11  First reading, referred to Judiciary.

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2477.pdf

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HB 2535 – 2009-10  

Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.
 
History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives Hurst, O’Brien
 
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 5  Prefiled for introduction.
    Jan 11  First reading, referred to Human Services

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2535.pdf

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HB 2709 – 2009-10

Concerning adopting the Washington state firearms freedom act

of 2010 and exempting a firearm, a firearm accessory, or

ammunition manufactured and retained in Washington from

federal regulation under the commerce clause of the

Constitution of the United States.
 
History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives Shea, Ross, Kristiansen, Haler,

Klippert, Taylor, McCune, Short, Hinkle, Crouse, Dammeier,

Parker, Johnson, Angel, Bailey, Orcutt, Roach, Schmick, Fagan,

Condotta, Pearson, Warnick, Kretz
 
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 12  Held on first reading.
    Jan 13  First reading, referred to Judiciary.

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2709.pdf

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HB 2944 – 2009-10  

Addressing juvenile firearms crimes.

History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives O’Brien, Ericks
 
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 19  First reading, referred to Human Services

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/2944.pdf

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SB 5929 – 2009-10 

Including correctional employees who have completed

government-sponsored law enforcement firearms training to the

lists of law enforcement personnel that are exempt from

certain firearm restrictions.

History of Bill
as of Saturday, January 23, 2010 11:57 AM

   Sponsors: Senators Carrell, Hargrove, Honeyford, Hobbs,

Roach
 
Companion Bill: HB 1755
 
  2009 REGULAR SESSION
    Feb 9  First reading, referred to Judiciary.
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 11  By resolution, reintroduced and retained in

present status

OROGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/Senate%20Bills/5929.pdf

HB 1755 – 2009-10 

Including correctional employees who have completed

government-sponsored law enforcement firearms training to the

lists of law enforcement personnel that are exempt from

certain firearm restrictions.
 
History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Representatives Williams, Rodne, Upthegrove
  Companion Bill: SB 5929
 
  2009 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 28  First reading, referred to Judiciary.
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 11  Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary

at 1:30 PM.
      By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present

status.
    Jan 14  Executive action taken in the House Committee on

Judiciary at 10:00 AM. 
      JUDI – Executive action taken by committee.
      JUDI – Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do

pass.
    Jan 18  Passed to Rules Committee for second reading

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/1755.pdf

SUBSTITUTE BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/House%20Bills/1755-S.pdf

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SB 6396 – 2009-10  

Banning the sale of assault weaponS
 
History of Bill
 
  Sponsors: Senators Kline, Fairley, Kohl-Welles, McDermott
 
  2010 REGULAR SESSION
    Jan 13  First reading, referred to Judiciary.
    Jan 26  Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate

Committee on Judiciary at 10:00 AM.

ORIGINAL BILL: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/documents/billdocs/2009

10/Pdf/Bills/Senate%20Bills/6396.pdf

COMMITTEE MEETING DOCUMENTS: 

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/cmd/default.aspx?aid=15466

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FIREARMS Bills by Topic
 
 Alien firearm license, exception for a nonimmigrant alien

hunting with a Washington-licensed hunter: SB 5193

 Alien firearm license, requirements and violations: HB 1052,

SHB 1052, * 2SHB 1052, CH 216 (2009)

 Assault weapons, banning the sale of: SB 6396

 Black powder, specifications and limitations for use of: HB

2499

 Commerce clause of U.S. constitution, exempting certain

firearms, accessories, and ammunition from federal regulation

under the: HB 2709, SB 6475
 
 Community custody, limiting alternatives to confinement for

certain offenders who are armed with a deadly weapon while

violating the terms of: SB 6315

 Concealed pistol license application, submission by mail of

application for renewal by members of armed forces: SB 5637
 
 Concealed pistol license, renewal by armed forces members: *

SB 5739, CH 59 (2009)

 Correctional officers and sergeants who have completed

training exempt from certain firearm restrictions: HB 1755, SB

5929

 Correctional personnel who have completed training exempt

from certain firearm restrictions: SHB 1755

 Firearms and certain nonfirearm-related weapons, possession

on school premises and related areas prohibited: HB 2048

 Firearms crimes, descriptions and sentencing standards for

juveniles: HB 2944

 Gun show and event sales, dealer license requirement: HB 2264
 
Gun show and event sales, liability for criminal use of

firearms: HB 2477

 Juvenile firearms and weapons crimes, various provisions: HB

2535

 Juvenile firearms crimes, descriptions and sentencing

standards: HB 2944

 Noise suppressing devices, exemption from dangerous weapons

provisions for a law enforcement officer using: SB 6429

 Noise suppressors, restrictions: HB 1604

 Possession by an involuntarily committed person, provisions:

* HB 1498, CH 293 (2009)

 Possession during an emergency, protection of right: HB 1832
 
 Retired law enforcement officers, issuance of annual firearms

qualification certificate to: SHB 2226
 
 Retired law enforcement officers, issuance of firearms

certificate and annual qualification certificate to: HB 2065,

HB 2226

 Safety education programs, K-12 instruction: HB 2011
 
 Self-defense, constitutional rights of: HB 2711, SB 6473
 
 Shooting ranges, protecting sport shooting ranges and their

availability for firearms training from burdensome regulation

and lawsuits: HB 2703

 Violence reduction and drug enforcement account, elimination:

HB 1453, SB 5408

 Washington firearms freedom act: SB 6475

 Washington right to protection act: SB 6473

 Washington state firearms freedom act: HB 2709

 
 Washington state right to protection act: HB 2711

http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billsbytopic/Results.aspx?

year=2009&subject=FIREARMS

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