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,
👍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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