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RCW 46.16A.545

Overloading registered capacity—Penalties.

Any person violating any of the provisions of RCW 46.16A.540 shall, upon a first offense, pay a penalty of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than fifty dollars; upon a second offense pay a penalty of not less than fifty dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, and in addition the court may suspend the registration certificate of the vehicle for not more than thirty days; upon a third and subsequent offense pay a penalty of not less than one hundred dollars nor more than two hundred dollars, and in addition the court shall suspend the registration certificate of the vehicle for not less than thirty days nor more than ninety days.
Upon ordering the suspension of any registration certificate, the court or judge shall forthwith secure the registration certificate and mail it to the director.
[ 2011 c 171 § 54; 1979 ex.s. c 136 § 48; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 64 § 5; 1961 c 12 § 46.16.145. Prior: 1951 c 269 § 19; 1937 c 188 § 25, part; RRS § 6312-25, part. Formerly RCW 46.16.145.]
NOTES:
Rules of court: Monetary penalty scheduleIRLJ 6.2.
IntentEffective date2011 c 171: See notes following RCW 4.24.210.
Effective dateSeverability1979 ex.s. c 136: See notes following RCW 46.63.010.
Effective datesSeverability1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 64: See notes following RCW 46.16A.455.
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