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Chapter 19.110 RCW

BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY FRAUD ACT

RCW Sections

19.110.010Legislative declaration.
19.110.020Definitions.
19.110.030Sale or lease of business opportunity -- Offer to sell or lease business opportunity -- Occurrence in Washington.
19.110.040Application of chapter.
19.110.050Persons proposing to sell or lease business opportunity -- Registration required -- Application -- Renewal -- Denial, suspension, or revocation of registration.
19.110.060Registration fees.
19.110.070Disclosure document required -- Contents.
19.110.075Business opportunity fraud -- Penalties.
19.110.080Disclosure document -- Director authorized to accept alternative.
19.110.090Persons proposing to sell or lease business opportunity -- Service of process.
19.110.100Seller to provide surety bond or trust account -- Action by state or injured person -- Damages.
19.110.110Business opportunity contract -- Content -- Cancellation period.
19.110.120Unlawful acts.
19.110.130Liability of seller for violation of chapter -- Remedies -- Damages.
19.110.140Director authorized to investigate violations -- Authority to subpoena witnesses or require production of documents.
19.110.143Subpoena authority -- Application -- Contents -- Notice -- Fees.
19.110.150Order to cease and desist -- Hearing -- Notice.
19.110.160Actions by attorney general or prosecuting attorney to enjoin violations -- Injunction -- Appointment of receiver or conservator -- Civil penalties.
19.110.170Violations constitute unfair practice.
19.110.180Authority of director to issue rules, forms, orders, interpretive opinions.
19.110.190Appointment of administrator -- Delegation of powers.
19.110.900Chapter cumulative and nonexclusive.
19.110.910Short title.
19.110.920Severability -- 1981 c 155.
19.110.930Effective date -- 1981 c 155.

Notes:

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