Washington State: Five new gun laws make the state safer

Good news for gun safety advocates. Those in Washington State resisted the NRA opposition. Five gun violence prevention bills passed into law after Governor inslee signing them into law,

The Bills

👍House Bill 1739 bans home-made guns and undetectable guns.

👍 House Bill 1465 requires gun purchase checks be subject to the state background check even if the purchaser has a valid license.

👍 House Bill 1786 improves on the current “red flag” laws.

👍 Senate Bill 5027 includes minors deemed dangerous in the Extreme Risk Protection process.

👍 Senate Bill 5181 will suspend gun rights for those admitted for a 72-hour mental health evaluation.

—Tracking Progress of above bills: bold=passed—
In the House—>In Committee—>On House Floor—>Passed Chamber
In the Senate—>In Committee—>On Senate Floor—>Passed Chamber
After Passage—>On Governor’s Desk—>Governor Signed—>Becomes Law


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