I apologize if this has already been posted, as it is rather old news I have not found it and thought it worthy of a heads up. House Bill 1016 has passed and has been signed into law on 07/22/11. House Bill 1016 makes it legal in the state of Washington to own and use silencers / firearm sound suppressors in compliance with Federal law. Despite the efforts of some fanatic to limits our 2A. This a move in the right direction, a significant step forward for our state.

House Bill 1016
Passed by the House February 7, 2011.
Passed by the Senate March 29, 2011.
Approved by the Governor April 11, 2011.
Filed in Office of Secretary of State April 11, 2011.