Washington Revised Code Title 9. Crimes and Punishments § 9.41.092. Licensed dealer deliveries--Background checks

Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a licensed dealer may not deliver any firearm to a purchaser or transferee until the earlier of:

(1) The results of all required background checks are known and the purchaser or transferee is not prohibited from owning or possessing a firearm under federal or state law;  or

(2) Ten business days have elapsed from the date the licensed dealer requested the background check.  However, for sales and transfers of pistols if the purchaser or transferee does not have a valid permanent Washington driver's license or state identification card or has not been a resident of the state for the previous consecutive ninety days, then the time period in this subsection shall be extended from ten business days to sixty days.


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