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State universal communications services programPenalties. (Expires July 1, 2025.)

(1) In addition to any other penalties prescribed by law, the commission may impose penalties for failure to make or delays in making or filing any reports required by the commission for administration of the program. In addition, the commission may recover amounts determined to have been improperly distributed under RCW 80.36.650. For the purposes of this section, the provisions of RCW 80.04.380 through 80.04.405, inclusive, apply to all companies that receive support from the universal communications services account created in RCW 80.36.690.
(2) Any action taken under this section must be taken only after providing the affected communications provider with notice and an opportunity for a hearing, unless otherwise provided by law.
(3) Any amounts recovered under this section must be deposited in the universal communications services account created in RCW 80.36.690.
(4) This section expires July 1, 2025.


Effective date2019 c 365 §§ 11-18 and 20: See note following RCW 80.36.630.
Findings2019 c 365: See note following RCW 43.330.532.
FindingsIntentEffective dateUtilities and transportation commission report2013 2nd sp.s. c 8: See notes following RCW 80.36.650.
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