Chapter 19.100 RCW

FRANCHISE INVESTMENT PROTECTION

Sections

19.100.010Definitions.
19.100.020Unlawful in certain instances to sell or offer to sell franchise if unregistered or not exempt.
19.100.030Exemptions from registration requirements.
19.100.040Application for registrationContentsFiling.
19.100.050Escrow or impoundment of franchise fees as registration conditionRules or ordersProcedure to rescind.
19.100.060Registration statementEffective, when.
19.100.070RegistrationClaim of exemption filingDurationRenewalSupplemental report.
19.100.080Unlawful actsSale of franchiseTerms of franchise agreement.
19.100.090Filings, registration, or finding of directorConstruction.
19.100.100AdvertisementsCopy to be filed.
19.100.110AdvertisementsFalse or misleadingNoticeProcedure.
19.100.120Registration statementStop orderGrounds.
19.100.130Registration statementStop orderNoticeHearingModification or vacation of order.
19.100.140Registration of franchise brokers required.
19.100.150Records and accountsReports.
19.100.160Application of chapterJurisdictionService of processConsent.
19.100.170Violations.
19.100.180Relation between franchisor and franchiseeRights and prohibitions.
19.100.184Terms and conditions from negotiations initiated by franchisee.
19.100.190Unfair or deceptive actsSuits for damagesViolations of other acts, use in evidence.
19.100.200Pendency of other proceedings tolls limitation of action.
19.100.210ViolationsInjunctionsAssurance of discontinuanceCivil and criminal penaltiesChapter nonexclusive.
19.100.220Exceptions or exemptionsBurden of proofWaivers of compliance voidSettlement release or waiverChapter as fundamental policy.
19.100.230Referral of evidence to attorney general or prosecuting attorney.
19.100.240Fees.
19.100.242Investigations by director.
19.100.243Subpoena authorityApplicationContentsNoticeFees.
19.100.245Investigatory powersProceedings for contempt.
19.100.248Cease and desist orders.
19.100.250Powers of director as to rules, forms, orders and defining termsInterpretive opinions.
19.100.252Denial, suspension, or revocation of franchise broker by director.
19.100.255Denial, suspension, or revocation of exemption by director.
19.100.260Applicability of administrative procedure act.
19.100.270Administrator of securities.
19.100.900Chapter applicable to existing and future franchises and contracts.
19.100.910Chapter cumulative and nonexclusive.
19.100.920Effective date1971 ex.s. c 252.
19.100.940Short title.

NOTES:

Reviser's note: Powers, duties, and functions of the department of licensing relating to franchises were transferred to the department of financial institutions by 1993 c 472, effective October 1, 1993. See RCW 43.320.011.
Business opportunity fraud act: Chapter 19.110 RCW.
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