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Chapter 19.100 RCW

FRANCHISE INVESTMENT PROTECTION

RCW Sections

19.100.010Definitions.
19.100.020Unlawful in certain instances to sell or offer to sell franchise if unregistered or not exempt.
19.100.030Exemptions from registration requirements.
19.100.040Application for registration -- Contents -- Filing.
19.100.050Escrow or impoundment of franchise fees as registration condition -- Rules or orders -- Procedure to rescind.
19.100.060Registration statement -- Effective, when.
19.100.070Registration -- Claim of exemption filing -- Duration -- Renewal -- Supplemental report.
19.100.080Unlawful acts -- Sale of franchise -- Terms of franchise agreement.
19.100.090Filings, registration, or finding of director -- Construction.
19.100.100Advertisements -- Copy to be filed.
19.100.110Advertisements -- False or misleading -- Notice -- Procedure.
19.100.120Registration statement -- Stop order -- Grounds.
19.100.130Registration statement -- Stop order -- Notice -- Hearing -- Modification or vacation of order.
19.100.140Registration of franchise brokers required.
19.100.150Records and accounts -- Reports.
19.100.160Application of chapter -- Jurisdiction -- Service of process -- Consent.
19.100.170Violations.
19.100.180Relation between franchisor and franchisee -- Rights and prohibitions.
19.100.184Terms and conditions from negotiations initiated by franchisee.
19.100.190Unfair or deceptive acts -- Suits for damages -- Violations of other acts, use in evidence.
19.100.200Pendency of other proceedings tolls limitation of action.
19.100.210Violations -- Injunctions -- Assurance of discontinuance -- Civil and criminal penalties -- Chapter nonexclusive.
19.100.220Exceptions or exemptions -- Burden of proof -- Waivers of compliance void -- Settlement release or waiver -- Chapter as fundamental policy.
19.100.230Referral of evidence to attorney general or prosecuting attorney.
19.100.240Fees.
19.100.242Investigations by director.
19.100.243Subpoena authority -- Application -- Contents -- Notice -- Fees.
19.100.245Investigatory powers -- Proceedings for contempt.
19.100.248Cease and desist orders.
19.100.250Powers of director as to rules, forms, orders and defining terms -- Interpretive opinions.
19.100.252Denial, suspension, or revocation of franchise broker by director.
19.100.255Denial, suspension, or revocation of exemption by director.
19.100.260Applicability of administrative procedure act.
19.100.270Administrator of securities.
19.100.900Chapter applicable to existing and future franchises and contracts.
19.100.910Chapter cumulative and nonexclusive.
19.100.920Effective date -- 1971 ex.s. c 252.
19.100.930Severability -- 1971 ex.s. c 252.
19.100.931Severability -- 1972 ex.s. c 116.
19.100.932Severability -- 1979 ex.s. c 13.
19.100.940Short title.

Notes:

     Reviser's note: Powers, duties, and functions of the department of licensing relating to franchises were transferred to the department of financial institutions by 1993 c 472, effective October 1, 1993. See RCW 43.320.011.

Business opportunity fraud act: Chapter 19.110 RCW.