Ferguson bill to ban 'ghost guns' passes Legislature
May 1, 2019
The Washington Legislature last Tuesday passed Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s agency request bill prohibiting the manufacture or possession of untraceable, undetectable 3D-printed guns. The bill also prohibits sending a printable gun file to a person who is ineligible to possess firearms. The bill designates undetectable firearms as contraband.
HB 1739, sponsored by Rep. Javier Valdez, D-Seattle, passed the House on March 4 by a bipartisan vote of 55-41. It passed the Senate on April 16, also with bipartisan support, 30-18, with an amendment. The House agreed to the Senate amendment today by a vote of 56-40. The measure now heads to Gov. Jay Inslee for his signature.
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