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Cost of records or medical examinationsUnlawful to require employee or applicant to payPenaltyDefinitions.

(1) It is unlawful for any employer to require any employee or applicant for employment to pay the cost of a medical examination or the cost of furnishing any records required by the employer as a condition of employment.
(2) Any employer who violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction shall be punished by a fine of not more than one hundred dollars. Each violation shall constitute a separate offense.
(3) As used in this section:
(a) "Employer" means any common carrier by rail, doing business in or operating within the state, and any subsidiary thereof.
(b) "Employee" means every person who may be permitted, required, or directed by any employer, in consideration of direct or indirect gain or profit, to engage in any employment.


IntentEffective date2003 c 53: See notes following RCW 2.48.180.
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