|SB 5552 - DIGEST|
|(SUBSTITUTED FOR - SEE 1ST SUB)|
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 employer to, or return of the firearm by, any of the employer's employees 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 temporary transfer is intended to prevent suicide or self-inflicted great bodily harm;
(2) The temporary transfer lasts only as long as reasonably necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm; and
(3) The person to whom the firearm is transferred is not prohibited from possessing firearms under state or federal law.