46.63.030  <<  46.63.040 >>   46.63.050

RCW 46.63.040

Jurisdiction of courts—Jurisdiction of college and university governing bodies.

(1) All violations of state law, local law, ordinance, regulation, or resolution designated as traffic infractions in RCW 46.63.020 may be heard and determined by a district court, except as otherwise provided in this section.
(2) Any municipal court has the authority to hear and determine traffic infractions pursuant to this chapter.
(3) Any city or town with a municipal court may contract with the county to have traffic infractions committed within the city or town adjudicated by a district court.
(4) District court commissioners have the authority to hear and determine traffic infractions pursuant to this chapter.
(5) Any district or municipal court may refer juveniles age sixteen or seventeen who are enrolled in school to a youth court, as defined in RCW 3.72.005 or 13.40.020, for traffic infractions.
(6) The boards of regents of the state universities, and the boards of trustees of the regional universities and of The Evergreen State College have the authority to hear and determine traffic infractions under RCW 28B.10.560.
NOTES:
Court Improvement Act of 1984Effective datesSeverabilityShort title1984 c 258: See notes following RCW 3.30.010.
Application1984 c 258 §§ 101-139: See note following RCW 3.50.005.
Effective dateSeverability1979 ex.s. c 136: See notes following RCW 46.63.010.
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