|SB 5552-S.E - DIGEST|
|(DIGEST AS ENACTED)|
Exempts the following from the definition of "firearm" for purposes of chapter 9.41 RCW (firearms and dangerous weapons): A flare gun or other pyrotechnic visual distress signaling device, or a powder-actuated tool or other device designed solely to be used for construction purposes.
Exempts the following from the definition of "transfer" for purposes of chapter 9.41 RCW (firearms and dangerous weapons): The delivery of a firearm owned or leased by an entity licensed or qualified to do business in the state to, or return of the firearm by, any of that entity's employees or agents, defined to include volunteers participating in an honor guard, for lawful purposes in the ordinary course of business.
Exempts a temporary transfer of possession of a firearm from background checks and other firearm-related requirements if: (1) The transfer is intended to prevent suicide or self-inflicted great bodily harm;
(2) The transfer lasts only as long as reasonably necessary to prevent death or great bodily harm;
(3) The firearm is not used by the transferee for any purpose for the duration of the temporary transfer;
(4) The transferee and the firearm remain in the presence of the transferor; or
(5) The sale or transfer is to a purchaser or transferee who is a licensed collector and the firearm being sold or transferred is a curio or relic.