Washington SB 5062 - High Capacity Magazines

Washington SB 5062

by Sen. Patty Kuderer (D) with Sens. Samuel Hunt (D), Manka Dhingra (D), Karen Keiser (D), Jamie Pedersen (D)

LEAP Forward Position: Support


(1) No person in this state may manufacture, possess, distribute, import, transfer, sell, offer for sale, purchase, or otherwise transfer any large capacity magazine except as authorized in this section.

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(30) “Large capacity magazine” means an ammunition feeding device with the capacity to accept more than ten rounds of ammunition, or any conversion kit, part, or combination of parts, from which such a device can be assembled if those parts are in the possession or under the control of the same person, but shall not be construed to include any of the following:

(a) An ammunition feeding device that has been permanently altered so that it cannot accommodate more than ten rounds of ammunition;
(b) A twenty-two caliber tube ammunition feeding device; or
c) A tubular magazine that is contained in a lever-action
firearm.