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Politicizing Guns since 2017


Washington HB 1073 - Undetectable Firearms

Washington HB 1073

by Rep. Javier Valdez (D) with Rep. Tina Orwall (D)

LEAP Forward Position: Support

(1) No person may knowingly or recklessly allow, facilitate, aid, or abet the manufacture or assembly of an undetectable firearm or untraceable firearm: (a) Is ineligible under RCW 9.41.040 to possess a firearm; or (b) has signed a valid voluntary waiver of firearm rights that has not been revoked under RCW 9.41.350. For purposes of this provision, the failure to conduc a background check as provided in RCW 9.41.113 shall be prima facie evidence of recklessness. (2) Any person violating this section is guilty of a gross misdemeanor punishable under chapter 9A.20 RCW. If a person previously has been found guilty under this section, then the person is guilty of a class C felony punishable under chapter 9A.20 RCW for each subsequent knowing violation of this section. A person is guilty of a separate offense for each and every firearm to which this section applies.