Washington Firearms Freedom Act (2010)

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The Washington Firearms Freedom Act, also known as I-1062, did not appear on the November 2, 2010 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People. The proposed measure called for personal firearms within the state to be not be subjected to federal regulation.[1] According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot.

Text of measure

Title

The ballot title read:[1]

Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1062 concerns firearms manufactured in Washington.
Concise Description: This measure would declare exempt from all federal regulation certain personal firearms, “firearm accessories,” and ammunition that are manufactured in Washington without significant parts imported from another state, and that remain in Washington.
Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Summary

According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:

This measure would declare that certain personal firearms, “firearm accessories,” and ammunition manufactured in Washington without using any significant parts imported from another state, and that are not removed from Washington are exempt from federal regulation, including any federal registration requirement. The measure would not apply to certain firearms, including firearms that cannot be carried and used by one person, that fire exploding projectiles, or, except shotguns, that discharge multiple projectiles with one trigger pull.

Path to the ballot

See also: Washington signature requirements

According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot. In order to place the proposed measure on the 2010 ballot, organizers were required to collect a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures.

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