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WAC 296-96-00924

Civil penalties for licensing violations.

(1) If the department determines that a person, firm, or company has violated the licensing requirements of chapter 70.87 RCW or this chapter, the department may issue a civil penalty describing the reasons for the violation(s). The department may issue a civil penalty to:
(a) A person, firm, or company who is advertising, offering to do work or submitting a bid to perform conveyance work, or employing elevator mechanics and does not have a valid elevator contractor's license as required under chapter 70.87 RCW or this chapter; or
(b) An individual who is offering to do work or working under chapter 70.87 RCW or this chapter and does not have a valid elevator mechanic license.
(2) A person, firm, or company may appeal a civil penalty issued under chapter 70.87 RCW or this chapter.
(3) A person, firm, or company cited for a violation under chapter 70.87 RCW or this chapter may be assessed a civil (monetary) penalty based upon the following schedule:
First violation
$500.00
Each additional violation
$500.00
(4) Each day a person, firm, or company is in violation may be considered a separate violation.
(5) Each job site at which a person, firm, or company is in violation may be considered a separate violation.
(6) The department shall serve notice by certified mail to a person, firm, or company for a violation of chapter 70.87 RCW or this chapter. A violation will be considered served on the date it is mailed to his or her last known address on record with the department.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.87 RCW. WSR 18-18-068, § 296-96-00924, filed 8/31/18, effective 10/1/18; WSR 07-24-041, § 296-96-00924, filed 11/30/07, effective 1/1/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 70.87.020, 70.87.030, 70.87.034, 70.87.120, 70.87.185, 70.87.190, 2002 c 98, 2003 c 143 and 2004 c 66. WSR 04-12-047, § 296-96-00924, filed 5/28/04, effective 6/30/04.]
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