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Legal Statutes: Washington

UPDATED August 10, 2017

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Chapter 7.94. Extreme Risk Protection Order Act

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(1) Any person who files a petition under this chapter knowing the information in such petition to be materially false, or with intent to harass the respondent, is guilty of a gross misdemeanor.

(2) Any person who has in his or her custody or control, purchases, possesses, or receives a firearm with knowledge that he or she is prohibited from doing so by an order issued under this chapter is guilty of a gross misdemeanor, and further is prohibited from having in his or her custody or control, purchasing, possessing, or receiving, or attempting to purchase or receive, a firearm for a period of five years from the date the existing order expires. However, such person is guilty of a class C felony if the person has two or more previous convictions for violating an order issued under this chapter.

2017 c 3 § 13 (Initiative Measure No. 1491, approved November 8, 2016), eff. Dec. 8, 2016.