Chapter 88.02 RCW

VESSEL REGISTRATION

Sections
GENERAL PROVISIONS
Definitions.
DepartmentPowers and duties.
Confidential vessel registrationsRules.
Inspection of registration certificates, out-of-state vessels.
Refunds, overpayments, and underpaymentsPenalty for false statement.
Contaminated vessels.
Five business-day noticeVessel disposition or filing of report of sale.
Fifteen-day noticeOwner address change or destruction, loss, etc. of vessel or registration certificate.
PenaltiesDisposition of moneys collectedEnforcement authority.
Carbon monoxide warning stickerDisplay required.
Evasive registration and excise tax evasionPenalty.
Department and state immune from suit for administration of chapter.
Moorage providersLong-term moorageRequired information.
Disclosure of vessel owner records.
CERTIFICATES OF TITLE
Certificate of title systemIntent.
ApplicationWhen, by whom.
ApplicationForm and contents.
Security interests.
Duplicate certificates of title.
Quick titleApplication requirementsSubagents.
VESSEL REGISTRATION
Registration and display of registration number and decal requiredExemptions.
ApplicationForm and contentsRegistration number and decalRenewalsMarine oil refuse dump and holding tank informationTransfer.
Exemptions.
Voluntary donationsMaritime historic restoration and preservation.
Duplicate registration certificates.
Replacement decals.
Carbon monoxide poisoning informational brochure.
PERMITS
Vessel visitor permit.
Nonresident vessel permit.
TITLE/REGISTRATION FEES AND DISTRIBUTION
Fees by typeDisposition, distribution.
Deposit of fees in general fundAllocation for boating safety and education and law enforcement purposes.
Maritime historic restoration and preservation account.
DEALER REGISTRATION
RequirementsSurety bondFees.
Exemptions.
Business addressOfficeIdentification of business.
Vessel dealer license requiredPenalty.
Denial, suspension, or revocation of vessel dealer licensePenaltiesSubterfuge.
Vessel registration or vessel dealer license suspensionNoncompliance with support orderReissuance.
Evidence of ownership by vessel dealersSales of consigned vesselsAssignment and warranty of certificates of title.
Receipt of cash or negotiable instrument before delivery of vesselTrust account.
Records of the purchase and sale of vessels.
Vessel dealer display decalsUse.
Additional penalties for unauthorized or personal use of dealer display decals.
Issuance of temporary permitsFee.
NOTES:
Boat trailer fee: RCW 46.17.305.
Leases: Chapter 62A.2A RCW.
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