Chapter 9.41 RCW



9.41.010Terms defined.
9.41.040Unlawful possession of firearmsOwnership, possession by certain personsRestoration of right to possessPenalties.
9.41.042ChildrenPermissible firearm possession.
9.41.045Offenders under supervision of the departmentPossession prohibitedPenalties.
9.41.047Persons found not guilty by reason of insanity and othersPossession rights.
9.41.049Persons who present likelihood of serious harmPossession rights.
9.41.050Carrying firearms.
9.41.060Exceptions to restrictions on carrying firearms.
9.41.065Correctional employeesEffect of exemption from firearms restrictionsLiability limited.
9.41.070Concealed pistol licenseApplicationFeeRenewal.
9.41.073Concealed pistol licenseReciprocity.
9.41.075Concealed pistol licenseRevocation.
9.41.080Delivery to ineligible persons.
9.41.090Dealer deliveries regulatedHold on deliveryFees authorized.
9.41.092Licensed dealer deliveriesBackground checks.
9.41.094Waiver of confidentiality.
9.41.097Supplying information on the eligibility of persons to possess firearms, purchase a pistol or semiautomatic assault rifle, or be issued a concealed pistol license.
9.41.0975Officials and agenciesImmunity, writ of mandamus.
9.41.098Forfeiture of firearmsDispositionConfiscation.
9.41.100Dealer licensing and registration required.
9.41.110Dealer's licenses, by whom granted, conditions, feesEmployees, fingerprinting and background checksWholesale sales exceptedPermits prohibited.
9.41.111Firearm frames or receiversBackground checkPenalty.
9.41.113Firearm sales or transfersBackground checksRequirementsExceptions.
9.41.1135Firearms sales or transfersUse of state firearms background check system.
9.41.114Firearm sales or transfersDenial of application reportDealer's duties.
9.41.115PenaltiesViolations of RCW 9.41.113.
9.41.120Firearms as loan security.
9.41.122Out-of-state purchasing.
9.41.124Purchasing of rifles and shotguns by nonresidents.
9.41.129Recordkeeping requirements.
9.41.135Verification of licenses and registrationNotice to federal government.
9.41.137Department of licensing, authority to adopt rulesReporting of violationsAuthority to revoke licenses.
9.41.139Department of licensingEligibility to possess firearms.
9.41.140Alteration of identifying marksExceptions.
9.41.171Alien possession of firearmsRequirementsPenalty.
9.41.173Alien possession of firearmsAlien firearm licensePolitical subdivisions may not modify requirementsPenalty for false statement.
9.41.175Alien possession of firearmsPossession without licenseConditions.
9.41.185Coyote getters.
9.41.190Unlawful firearmsExceptions.
9.41.220Unlawful firearms and parts contraband.
9.41.225Use of machine gun or bump-fire stock in felonyPenalty.
9.41.230Aiming or discharging firearms, dangerous weapons.
9.41.240Possession of pistol or semiautomatic assault rifle by person from eighteen to twenty-one.
9.41.250Dangerous weaponsPenalty.
9.41.251Dangerous weaponsApplication of restrictions to law enforcement, firefighting, rescue, and military personnel.
9.41.260Dangerous exhibitions.
9.41.270Weapons apparently capable of producing bodily harmUnlawful carrying or handlingPenaltyExceptions.
9.41.280Possessing dangerous weapons on school facilitiesPenaltyExceptions.
9.41.282Possessing dangerous weapons on child care premisesPenaltyExceptions.
9.41.290State preemption.
9.41.300Weapons prohibited in certain placesLocal laws and ordinancesExceptionsPenalty.
9.41.305Open carry of weapons prohibited on state capitol grounds.
9.41.310Information pamphlet.
9.41.325Undetectable or untraceable firearmsPenalties.
9.41.330Felony firearm offendersDetermination of registration.
9.41.333Duty to registerRequirements.
9.41.335Failure to register as felony firearm offender.
9.41.340Return of privately owned firearm by law enforcement agencyNotification to family or household memberExceptionExemption from public disclosureCivil liabilityLiability for request based on false information.
9.41.345Return of privately owned firearm or concealed pistol license by law enforcement agencyDutiesNoticeException.
9.41.350Voluntary waiver of firearm rightsProcedurePenaltyExemption from public disclosure.
9.41.352Voluntary waiver of firearm rightsFormAvailability.
9.41.360Unsafe storage of a firearm.
9.41.365Firearm security and storageRequirements for dealers.
9.41.800Surrender of weapons or licensesProhibition on future possession or licensing.
9.41.801Surrender of weapons or licensesEnsuring compliance.
9.41.802Proof of surrender and receipt pattern formDeclaration of nonsurrender pattern formAdministrative office of the courts to develop.
9.41.804Proof of surrender and receipt form, declaration of nonsurrender formRequirement to file with clerk of the court.
9.41.815Surrender of weapons or licensesEnsuring complianceInformation sharing.


Carrying loaded rifle or shotgun in vehicle: RCW 77.15.460.
Explosives: Chapter 70.74 RCW.
Possessing a stolen firearm: RCW 9A.56.310.
Shooting firearm from, across, or along public highway: RCW 77.15.460.
Theft of a firearm: RCW 9A.56.300.