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RCW 9A.56.300

Theft of a firearm.

(1) A person is guilty of theft of a firearm if he or she commits a theft of any firearm.

     (2) This section applies regardless of the value of the firearm taken in the theft.

     (3) Each firearm taken in the theft under this section is a separate offense.

     (4) The definition of "theft" and the defense allowed against the prosecution for theft under RCW 9A.56.020 shall apply to the crime of theft of a firearm.

     (5) As used in this section, "firearm" means any firearm as defined in RCW 9.41.010.

     (6) Theft of a firearm is a class B felony.

[1995 c 129 § 10 (Initiative Measure No. 159); 1994 sp.s. c 7 § 432.]

Notes:

     Findings and intent -- Short title -- Severability -- Captions not law -- 1995 c 129: See notes following RCW 9.94A.510.

     Finding -- Intent -- Severability -- 1994 sp.s. c 7: See notes following RCW 43.70.540.

     Effective date -- 1994 sp.s. c 7 §§ 401-410, 413-416, 418-437, and 439-460: See note following RCW 9.41.010.