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ForgeryPenalty.

Whoever forges or procures to be forged, or assists in forging, the seal of the registrar, or the name, signature, or handwriting of any officer of the registry office, in case where such officer is expressly or impliedly authorized to affix his or her signature; or forges or procures to be forged, or assists in forging, the name, signature, or handwriting of any person whomsoever, to any instrument which is expressedly or impliedly authorized to be signed by such person; or uses any document upon which any impression or part of the impression of any seal of the registrar has been forged, knowing the same to have been forged, or any document, the signature to which has been forged, shall be guilty of a class B felony, and upon conviction shall be imprisoned in a state correctional facility for not more than ten years, or fined not more than one thousand dollars, or both fined and imprisoned, in the discretion of the court.

NOTES:

IntentEffective date2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.
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