6288-S AMS BRAU S6771.1
SSB 6288 - S AMD TO S AMD (S-6759.1/20) 1130
By Senator Braun
NOT ADOPTED 02/18/2020
On page 2, line 38, after "act" insert ";
(h) Reducing instances of firearm deaths by suicide, which comprise over seventy-five percent of firearm deaths in Washington over the last five years. The office shall work collaboratively with the department of health and the Washington action alliance for suicide prevention"
On page 3, line 5, after "must" insert "focus on efforts and progress in reducing instances of firearm death by suicide and"
EFFECT: Adds to the duties of the office a focus on reducing instances of firearm deaths by suicide (which comprise 75% of firearm deaths in Washington over the last five years). Initial report to Legislature must include efforts and progress in reducing firearm deaths by suicide.
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