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Chapter 18.44.390 RCW Dispositions

ESCROW AGENT REGISTRATION ACT


Sections

18.44.010  Definitions.
[1999 c 30 § 1; 1995 c 238 § 1; 1985 c 7 § 47; 1979 c 158 § 42; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 1; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 1; 1965 c 153 § 1.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.011 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.020  Registration — Required — Exceptions.
[1999 c 30 § 2; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 2; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 2; 1967 ex.s. c 76 § 1; 1965 c 153 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.021 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.030  Registration — Application, requisites.
[1999 c 30 § 3; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 3; 1965 c 153 § 3.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.031 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.040  Registration — Filing requirements.
[1977 ex.s. c 156 § 4; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 3; 1965 c 153 § 4.]
Repealed by 1999 c 30 § 36.


18.44.050  Fidelity bond — Errors and omissions policy.
[1999 c 30 § 5; 1979 c 70 § 1; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 5; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 4; 1965 c 153 § 5.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.201 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.060  Cancellation of bond, new bond required.
[1999 c 30 § 6; 1965 c 153 § 6.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.211 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.065  Reference to financial responsibility requirements prohibited.
[1977 ex.s. c 156 § 18.]
Repealed by 1999 c 30 § 36.


18.44.067  Change in office location.
[1999 c 30 § 7; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 19.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.061 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.070  Records and accounts — Segregation and disbursements of funds.
[1999 c 30 § 8; 1990 c 203 § 1; 1988 c 178 § 1; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 6; 1965 c 153 § 7.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.400 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.080  Fees.
[1999 c 30 § 10; 1995 c 238 § 2; 1985 c 340 § 1; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 7; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 5; 1965 c 153 § 8.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.121 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.090  Certificate of registration — Issuance.
[1999 c 30 § 11; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 8; 1965 c 153 § 9.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.131 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.100  Certificate — Duration — Posting.
[1999 c 30 § 12; 1965 c 153 § 10.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.141 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.110  Certificate — Expiration and renewal.
[1999 c 30 § 13; 1985 c 340 § 2; 1965 c 153 § 11.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.151 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.120  Certificate — Reinstatement.
[1999 c 30 § 14; 1965 c 153 § 12.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.161 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.125  Certificate of registration suspension — Nonpayment or default on educational loan or scholarship.
[1999 c 30 § 15; 1996 c 293 § 11.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.460 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.130  Termination of certificate — Effect upon preexisting escrows — Notice to principals.
[1999 c 30 § 16; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 9; 1965 c 153 § 13.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.465 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.140  Engaging in business without certificate — Penalty.
[1999 c 30 § 17; 1965 c 153 § 14.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.171 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.145  Referral fees prohibited.
[1999 c 30 § 33; 1988 c 178 § 3.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.450 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.150  Enforcement officials.
[1965 c 153 § 16.]
Repealed by 1999 c 30 § 36.


18.44.160  Remedies — Injunction — Restraining order.
[1999 c 30 § 18; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 10; 1965 c 153 § 17.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.490 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.170  Remedies — Affecting corporate franchise.
[1965 c 153 § 18.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.480 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.175  Violations — Cease and desist orders — Injunction — Restraining order.
[1999 c 30 § 19; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 20.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.440 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.180  Proof of registration prerequisite to action for fee.
[1999 c 30 § 20; 1965 c 153 § 19.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.181 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.190  Receivership.
[1971 ex.s. c 245 § 6.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.470 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.200  Escrow officer required for handling transactions — Exceptions — Responsibility of supervising escrow agent.
[1999 c 30 § 21; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 11; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 7.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.071 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.208  Escrow commission — Members — Terms — Compensation and travel expenses.
[1995 c 238 § 3; 1985 c 340 § 3; 1984 c 287 § 36.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.500 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.210  State escrow commission — Created — Members — Terms.
[1977 ex.s. c 156 § 12; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 8.]
Repealed by 1983 1st ex.s. c 27 § 15.


18.44.215  Compensation and travel expenses of commission members.
[1984 c 287 § 37; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 29.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.510 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.220  Escrow officers — Examination — Fee — Qualifications.
[1985 c 340 § 4; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 13; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 9.]
Repealed by 1999 c 30 § 36.


18.44.230  Applicant for examination — Requirements.
[1973 1st ex.s. c 163 § 1; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 10.]
Repealed by 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 32.


18.44.240  Escrow officer examination — Subjects — Annual.
[1977 ex.s. c 156 § 14; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 11.]
Repealed by 1999 c 30 § 36.


18.44.250  Director — Educational conferences — Examinations.
[1977 ex.s. c 156 § 15; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 12.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.191 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.260  Actions against registration or license — Grounds.
[1999 c 30 § 22; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 16; 1971 ex.s. c 245 § 13.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.430 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.280  Investigation of violations — Procedure — Powers of director.
[1999 c 30 § 23; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 21.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.420 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.290  Escrow officer's license — Application — Form — Timely filing — Proof of moral character, etc.
[1999 c 30 § 24; 1995 c 238 § 4; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 22.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.081 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.300  License — Fees — Renewal.
[1999 c 30 § 25; 1985 c 340 § 5; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 23.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.091 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.310  License — Retention and display by agent — Termination — Inactive licenses.
[1999 c 30 § 26; 1989 c 51 § 1; 1985 c 340 § 6; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 24.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.101 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.320  Rules — Enforcement — Hearings — Actions against registration or licenses — Powers of director.
[1999 c 30 § 27; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 25.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.410 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.330  Branch offices — Application to establish — Requirements.
[1999 c 30 § 28; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 26.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.041 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.340  Branch offices — Issuance of certificate.
[1999 c 30 § 29; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 27.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.051 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.350  Certificates and licenses — Form and size — Contents.
[1999 c 30 § 30; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 28.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.111 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.360  Waiver of bond or policy where not reasonably available — Determination procedure — Waiver period.
[1999 c 30 § 31; 1988 c 178 § 2; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 30.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.221 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.370  Mutual corporation for insuring where bond or policy not reasonably available.
[1999 c 30 § 32; 1987 c 471 § 4; 1977 ex.s. c 156 § 31.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.231 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.375  Waiver of errors and omissions policy requirement — Criteria.
[1987 c 471 § 5.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.241 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.380  Waiver — Affidavit.
[1995 c 238 § 5; 1987 c 471 § 10.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.251 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.385  Waiver — Determination.
[1987 c 471 § 6.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.261 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.390  Waiver — Certificate of waiver.
[1987 c 471 § 7.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.271 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.395  Waiver — Denial.
[1987 c 471 § 8.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.281 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.398  Waiver — Application by escrow license applicant.
[1987 c 471 § 9.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.291 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.900  Construction — 1965 c 153.
[1965 c 153 § 20.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.901 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.903  Severability-1971 ex.s. c 245.
[1971 ex.s. c 245 § 15. Formerly RCW 18.44.920.]
Decodified by the code reviser, July 2016.


18.44.904  Severability-1977 ex.s. c 156.
[1977 ex.s. c 156 § 33. Formerly RCW 18.44.921.]
Decodified by the code reviser, July 2016.


18.44.905  Severability-1979 c 70.
[1979 c 70 § 2. Formerly RCW 18.44.922.]
Decodified by the code reviser, July 2016.


18.44.910  Short title.
[1965 c 153 § 21.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.902 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.920  Severability — 1971 ex.s. c 245.
[1971 ex.s. c 245 § 15.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.903 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.921  Severability — 1977 ex.s. c 156.
[1977 ex.s. c 156 § 33.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.904 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


18.44.922  Severability — 1979 c 70.
[1979 c 70 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 18.44.905 pursuant to 1999 c 30 § 37.


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