51.48.100  <<  51.48.103 >>   51.48.105

RCW 51.48.103

Engaging in business without certificate of coverage—Unlawful actions—Penalties.

(1) It is a gross misdemeanor:
(a) For any employer to engage in business subject to this title without having obtained a certificate of coverage as provided for in this title;
(b) For the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, or other officer of any company to cause or permit the company to engage in business subject to this title without having obtained a certificate of coverage as provided for in this title.
(2) It is a class C felony punishable according to chapter 9A.20 RCW:
(a) For any employer to engage in business subject to this title after the employer's certificate of coverage has been revoked by order of the department;
(b) For the president, vice president, secretary, treasurer, or other officer of any company to cause or permit the company to engage in business subject to this title after revocation of a certificate of coverage.
(3) An employer found to have violated this section shall, in addition to any other penalties, be subject to the penalties in RCW 39.12.055.
NOTES:
Conflict with federal requirementsSeverability2008 c 120: See notes following RCW 18.27.030.
IntentEffective date2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.
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