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RCW 46.10.500

Violations as traffic infractions—Exceptions—Civil liability.

(1) Except as provided in RCW 46.10.490(2), 46.10.485, and 46.10.495, any violation of the provisions of this chapter is a traffic infraction: PROVIDED, That the penalty for failing to display a valid registration decal under RCW 46.10.490 as now or hereafter amended shall be a fine of forty dollars and such fine shall be remitted to the general fund of the governmental unit, which personnel issued the citation, for expenditure solely for snowmobile law enforcement.
(2) In addition to the penalties provided in RCW 46.10.490 and subsection (1) of this section, the operator and/or the owner of any snowmobile used with the permission of the owner shall be liable for three times the amount of any damage to trees, shrubs, growing crops, or other property injured as the result of travel by such snowmobile over the property involved.
NOTES:
Rules of court: Monetary penalty scheduleIRLJ 6.2.
IntentEffective date2011 c 171: See notes following RCW 4.24.210.
Effective date1980 c 148: See note following RCW 46.10.490.
Effective dateSeverability1979 ex.s. c 136: See notes following RCW 46.63.010.
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