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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Boquist, Burdick
Regular Sponsors:
Bill Title: Relating to extreme risk protection orders; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Creates process for obtaining extreme risk protection order prohibiting person from possessing firearms when court finds that person presents imminent risk, or risk in foreseeable future, of suicide or causing injury to other persons.
Establishes procedures for peace officer or family or household member of person to apply for order. Establishes procedures for respondent to request hearing, and for continuance of extreme risk protection order after hearing or if hearing is not requested. Establishes procedures for termination and renewal of order. Requires court to order respondent to surrender firearms, ammunition and concealed handgun license upon issuance of order. Provides for law enforcement officer serving order to request immediate surrender of firearms and to carry out lawful search and seizure of firearms. Punishes violation of order, or false application for order, by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Judiciary
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