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Chapter 19.16 RCW

COLLECTION AGENCIES

RCW Sections

19.16.100Definitions.
19.16.110License required.
19.16.120Unprofessional conduct -- Support order, noncompliance.
19.16.130License -- Application -- Form -- Contents.
19.16.140License -- Application -- Fees -- Exemptions.
19.16.150Branch office certificate required.
19.16.160License and branch office certificate -- Form -- Contents -- Display.
19.16.170Procedure upon change of name or business location.
19.16.180Assignability of license or branch office certificate.
19.16.190Surety bond requirements -- Cash deposit or securities -- Exception.
19.16.200Action on bond, cash deposit or securities.
19.16.210Accounting and payments by licensee to customer.
19.16.220Accounting and payments by customer to licensee.
19.16.230Licensee -- Business office -- Records to be kept.
19.16.240Licensee -- Trust fund account -- Exception.
19.16.245Financial statement.
19.16.250Prohibited practices.
19.16.260Licensing prerequisite to suit.
19.16.270Presumption of validity of assignment.
19.16.280Board created -- Composition of board -- Qualification of members.
19.16.290Board -- Initial members -- Terms -- Oath -- Removal.
19.16.300Board meetings -- Quorum -- Effect of vacancy.
19.16.310Board -- Compensation -- Reimbursement of travel expenses.
19.16.320Board -- Territorial scope of operations.
19.16.330Board -- Immunity from suit.
19.16.340Board -- Records.
19.16.351Additional powers and duties of board.
19.16.390Personal service of process outside state.
19.16.410Rules, orders, decisions, etc.
19.16.420Copy of this chapter, rules and regulations available to licensee.
19.16.430Violations -- Operating agency without a license -- Penalty -- Return of fees or compensation.
19.16.440Violations of RCW 19.16.110 and 19.16.250 are unfair and deceptive trade practices under chapter 19.86 RCW.
19.16.450Violation of RCW 19.16.250 -- Additional penalty.
19.16.460Violations may be enjoined.
19.16.470Violations -- Assurance of discontinuance -- Effect.
19.16.480Violation of injunction -- Civil penalty.
19.16.500Public bodies may retain collection agencies to collect public debts -- Fees.
19.16.510Uniform regulation of business and professions act.
19.16.900Provisions cumulative -- Violation of RCW 19.16.250 deemed civil.
19.16.910Severability -- 1971 ex.s. c 253.
19.16.920Provisions exclusive -- Authority of political subdivisions to levy business and occupation taxes not affected.
19.16.930Effective date -- 1971 ex.s. c 253.
19.16.940Short title.
19.16.950Section headings.
19.16.960Construction -- Chapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships -- 2009 c 521.