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RCW 9A.84.040

False reporting.

(1) A person is guilty of false reporting if with knowledge that the information reported, conveyed, or circulated is false, he or she initiates or circulates a false report or warning of an alleged occurrence or impending occurrence of a fire, explosion, crime, catastrophe, or emergency knowing that such false report is likely to cause evacuation of a building, place of assembly, or transportation facility, or to cause public inconvenience or alarm.

     (2) False reporting is a gross misdemeanor.

[2011 c 336 § 411; 1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.84.040.]