76.48.141  <<  76.48.151 >>   76.48.161

RCW 76.48.151

Penalties—Affirmative defense.

(1) Except as provided in RCW 76.48.141, a person who violates a provision of this chapter is guilty of a gross misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars, imprisonment in the county jail for up to three hundred sixty-four days, or by both a fine and imprisonment.
(2) In any prosecution for a violation of this chapter's requirements to obtain or possess a specialized forest products permit, true copy, bill of lading, authorization, or sales invoice, it is an affirmative defense, if established by the defendant by a preponderance of the evidence, that:
(a) The specialized forest products were harvested from the defendant's own land; or
(b) The specialized forest products were harvested with the permission of the landowner.
NOTES:
FindingsIntent2011 c 96: See note following RCW 9A.20.021.
FindingIntent2009 c 245: See note following RCW 76.48.011.
Severability1995 c 366: See note following RCW 76.48.021.
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