Search
51.48.100  <<  51.48.103 >>   51.48.105

RCW 51.48.103

Engaging in business without certificate of coverage — Unlawful actions — Penalties.

(1) It is a gross misdemeanor:

     (a) For any employer to engage in business subject to this title without having obtained a certificate of coverage as provided for in this title;

     (b) For the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, or other officer of any company to cause or permit the company to engage in business subject to this title without having obtained a certificate of coverage as provided for in this title.

     (2) It is a class C felony punishable according to chapter 9A.20 RCW:

     (a) For any employer to engage in business subject to this title after the employer's certificate of coverage has been revoked by order of the department;

     (b) For the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, or other officer of any company to cause or permit the company to engage in business subject to this title after revocation of a certificate of coverage.

     (3) An employer found to have violated this section shall, in addition to any other penalties, be subject to the penalties in RCW 39.12.055.

[2008 c 120 § 8; 2003 c 53 § 283; 1986 c 9 § 12.]

Notes:

     Conflict with federal requirements -- Severability -- 2008 c 120: See notes following RCW 18.27.030.

     Intent -- Effective date -- 2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.