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Drinking in public conveyancePenalty against carrierException.

Every person engaged wholly or in part in the business of carrying passengers for hire, and every agent, servant, or employee of such person, who knowingly permits any person to drink any intoxicating liquor in any public conveyance, except in the compartment where such liquor is sold or served under the authority of a license lawfully issued, is guilty of a misdemeanor. This section does not apply to a public conveyance that is commercially chartered for group use or a for hire vehicle licensed under city, county, or state law.


Legislative finding, intentEffective datesSeverability1983 c 165: See notes following RCW 46.20.308.
Alcoholic beverages, drinking or open container in vehicle on highway, exceptions: RCW 46.61.519.
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