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Inslee signs law limiting sale of high-capacity firearm magazines


Last updated 3/30/2022 at 11:13am

Marko Liias

Gov. Jay Inslee on March 23 signed into law legislation to limit the sale of high-capacity firearm magazines after it passed both the Senate and House.

Senate Bill 5078, sponsored by Sen. Marko Liias (D-Everett), prohibits the manufacture, sale, import, or transfer of large-capacity magazines that hold more than 10 rounds of ammunition. Liias represents the 21st Legislative District, which serves Mukilteo.

The law does not prohibit the current possession of high-capacity magazines.

"My community has experienced the tragedy of gun violence firsthand," Liias said. "After a 2016 shooting kille...

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