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RCW 29A.84.040

Political advertising, removing or defacing.

A person who removes or defaces lawfully placed political advertising including yard signs or billboards without authorization is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable to the same extent as a misdemeanor that is punishable under RCW 9A.20.021. The defacement or removal of each item constitutes a separate violation.

[2003 c 111 § 2104. Prior: 1991 c 81 § 19; 1984 c 216 § 5. Formerly RCW 29.85.275.]

Notes:

     Effective date -- 1991 c 81: See note following RCW 29A.84.540.

Political advertising
   generally: RCW 42.17A.320 through 42.17A.340.
   rates for candidates: RCW 65.16.095.