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Drinking in public conveyancePenalty against individualRestricted application.

Every person who drinks any intoxicating liquor in any public conveyance, except in a compartment or place where sold or served under the authority of a license lawfully issued, is guilty of a misdemeanor. With respect to a public conveyance that is commercially chartered for group use and with respect to a for hire vehicle licensed under city, county, or state law, this section applies only to the driver of the vehicle.


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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