High-capacity magazine ban bill 'dead'
Time runs out on bill to limit how many rounds a magazine holds
Last updated 2/20/2020 at 10:01am
OLYMPIA — A bill that would have limited the number of rounds of ammunition a firearm magazine can hold is “dead” for this legislative session.
Substitute House Bill 2240 was on the docket for a second reading in the House, but was did not receive a second vote prior to 5 p.m. today, Feb. 19.
“The attempt to ban magazines in Washington state is dead,” Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, said from Olympia in a live broadcast on his personal social media feed shortly after 5 p.m. “We just got word we are done today and the magazine ban is dead.”
The failure to pass on second readi...