BILL REQ. #: S-0056.1
SENATE BILL 5167
State of Washington 59th Legislature 2005 Regular Session
By Senator Hargrove
Read first time 01/17/2005. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
AN ACT Relating to firearm noise suppressors; and amending RCW 9.41.250.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 9.41.250 and 1994 sp.s. c 7 s 424 are each amended to read as follows:
Every person who:
(1) Manufactures, sells, or disposes of or possesses any instrument or weapon of the kind usually known as slung shot, sand club, or metal knuckles, or spring blade knife, or any knife the blade of which is automatically released by a spring mechanism or other mechanical device, or any knife having a blade which opens, or falls, or is ejected into position by the force of gravity, or by an outward, downward, or centrifugal thrust or movement;
(2) Furtively carries with intent to conceal any dagger, dirk, pistol, or other dangerous weapon; or
(3) Uses any contrivance or device for suppressing the noise of any firearm unless the suppressor is legally registered and possessed in accordance with federal law,
is guilty of a gross misdemeanor punishable under chapter 9A.20 RCW.
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