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Amid record levels of gun violence in Washington and across the US, it is essential to protect and build on the progress we’ve made to keep our communities safe. The Alliance for Gun Responsibility’s 2023 Legislative Agenda reflects the urgent need for Washington to continue leading the way in adopting innovative policies to prevent gun violence.

See the full 2023 Agenda


Key Dates

  • January 9 – First day of session
  • February 17 – Policy committee cutoff
  • February 24 – Fiscal committee cutoff
  • March 8 – House of origin cutoff
  • March 29 – Opposite House Policy committee cutoff
  • April 4 – Opposite House Fiscal committee cutoff
  • April 12 – Opposite House Cutoff
  • April 23 – Last day of regular session

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Gun Responsibility Bills

Bill Policy Status
HB 1130 / SB 5078 Access to Justice for Victims Jan 31: Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 4:00 PM.
HB 1143 / SB 5211 Permit to Purchase Feb 8: Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 4:00 PM (Subject to change)
HB 1144 Waiting Periods / Training Requirements Feb 9: Scheduled for public hearing and executive session in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM
HB 1178/SB 5446 Restoration of Local Authority Feb 3: Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:30 AM.
HB 1240 / SB 5265 Assault Weapons Restrictions Jan 31: Referred to Rules 2 Review.
HB 1195 Location Restrictions: Weapons, Parks, Hospitals Jan 27: Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:30 AM
SB 5006 Voluntary Waiver Updates Feb 1: Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
HB 1230 Safe Storage Info Feb 3: Referred to Rules 2 Review.
SB 5444 Weapons in parks, aquariums, hospitals Jan 18: First reading, referred to Law & Justice.
SB 5231 Emergency DV Orders Jan 26: Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM. LAW – Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
HB 1241 HarassmentĀ  Jan 26: Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Community Safety, Justice, & Reentry at 8:00 AM
HB 1445 AG Investigations & Reform Feb 3: Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:30 AM
HB 1025 Access to Fairness Feb 3: Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary at 10:30 AM.
HB 1513 Traffic Safety Feb 9: Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Community Safety, Justice, & Reentry at 8:00 AM

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