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Ballot Title Letter
The legislature passed Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5078 concerning large capacity magazines for firearms [and voters have filed a sufficient referendum petition on this act].
This bill would prohibit manufacturing, importing, distributing, or selling, “large-capacity magazines” that can accept more than 10 ammunition rounds, with exceptions for military, law-enforcement, and other purposes, and sets penalties for violations.
Should this measure be: ___Approved ___Rejected
Ballot Measure Summary
This bill would prohibit manufacturing, importing, distributing, selling, or offering to sell large capacity magazines, defined as certain ammunition-feeding devices that can accept more than 10 rounds of ammunition, and related kits or parts. It would not apply to such acts when done for the purpose of sale to the armed forces to in-state law enforcement, or for export from Washington. Violations would be gross misdemeanors and, if online, would violate the Consumer Protection Act.