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Chapter 46.20.090 RCW Dispositions

DRIVERS' LICENSES — IDENTICARDS


Sections

46.20.010  Authority of director.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.010. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 49; RRS § 6312-49.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46.


46.20.011  Definitions.
[1971 ex.s. c 292 § 42; 1967 c 167 § 8.]
Repealed by 1987 c 463 § 4.


46.20.020  Operator's license required — Exceptions — Surrender of license held from another jurisdiction.
[1961 c 134 § 1; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.020. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 43; RRS § 6312-43; prior: 1921 c 108 § 5, part; RRS § 6367, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.021 and 46.20.025.


46.20.030  Persons ineligible, generally — Procedure as to disabled — Restricted licenses.
[1963 c 39 § 12; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.030. Prior: 1947 c 158 § 1, part; 1937 c 188 § 45, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 6312-45, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.031.


46.20.0371  Facial recognition matching system-Report to governor and legislature on investigations based on system results and related data.
[2012 c 80 § 2.]
Expired June 30, 2017.


46.20.038  Biometric matching system — Funding.
[2004 c 273 § 4.]
Repealed by 2012 c 80 s 4.


46.20.040  Procedure as to disabled — Restricted licenses.
[1947 c 158 § 1, part; 1937 c 188 § 45, part; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 6312-45, part.]
Now codified in RCW 46.20.030.


46.20.050  Procedure as to visually defective persons.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.050. Prior: 1939 c 182 § 6, part; RRS § 6312-46, part.]
Repealed by 1961 c 119 § 1.


46.20.060  Procedure as to legless or armless persons.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.060. Prior: 1939 c 182 § 6, part; 1937 c 188 § 46, part; RRS § 6312-46, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.041.


46.20.080  Nonresident licensing.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.080. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 44; RRS § 6312-44; 1921 c 108 § 5, part; RRS § 6367, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.025.


46.20.090  Application for license — Contents — Fee.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.090. Prior: 1957 c 294 § 1; 1953 c 221 § 1; 1947 c 164 § 16; 1937 c 188 § 50; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 6312-50; 1921 c 108 §§ 6, part, 7, part; RRS §§ 6368, part, 6369, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.091.


46.20.092  Director to furnish applicant with summary of implied consent law.
[1979 c 158 § 145; 1969 c 1 § 4 (Initiative Measure No. 242, approved November 5, 1968).]
Repealed by 1986 c 101 § 1.


46.20.102  Minor and adult licenses to be distinguished in color or design.
[1979 c 61 § 5; 1967 c 167 § 2; 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 12; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.102. Prior: 1957 c 242 § 2.]
Repealed by 1987 c 463 § 4.


46.20.104  Issuance of "adult driver's license" upon attaining age of eighteen.
[1971 ex.s. c 292 § 44; 1967 c 167 § 3; 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 13; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.104. Prior: 1957 c 242 § 3.]
Repealed by 1987 c 463 § 4.


46.20.106  Evidence of applicant's age.
[1965 ex.s. c 121 § 14; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.106. Prior: 1957 c 242 § 4.]
Repealed by 1999 c 6 § 29.


46.20.110  Temporary instruction permits — Fee.
[1963 c 39 § 10; 1961 c 214 § 1; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.110. Prior: 1939 c 182 § 7; 1937 c 188 § 47; RRS § 6312-47.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.055.


46.20.115  Photograph on driver's license.
[1979 c 158 § 148; 1975 1st ex.s. c 191 § 1; 1969 ex.s. c 155 § 2; 1967 ex.s. c 145 § 51.]
Repealed by 1985 1st ex.s. c 1 § 13, effective July 1, 1985.


46.20.116  Labeling license "not valid for identification purposes."
[1993 c 452 § 2; 1969 ex.s. c 155 § 3.]
Repealed by 1999 c 6 § 29.


46.20.140  Time and place of examinations — Examination as evidence.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.140. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 58; RRS § 6312-58.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46.


46.20.150  Reexamination may be required in certain cases — Delegation of reexamination authority — Appeal.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.150. Prior: 1959 c 284 § 3; 1953 c 23 § 1; 1943 c 26 § 1; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 6312-56a.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.305.


46.20.160  Issuance of license.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.160. Prior: 1955 c 259 § 2; 1949 c 52 § 1; 1937 c 188 § 53; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 6312-53; 1921 c 108 § 7, part; RRS § 6369, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.161.


46.20.170  Filing of applications.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.170. Prior: 1947 c 164 § 17; 1939 c 182 § 8; 1937 c 188 § 52; Rem. Supp. 1947 § 6312-52.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.171.


46.20.171  Records of applications, suspensions, or revocations, drivers' records.
[1979 ex.s. c 136 § 55; 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 19.]
Repealed by 1990 c 250 § 86.


46.20.180  Duration of license — Renewal — Fee.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.180. Prior: 1953 c 221 § 3; 1949 c 208 § 1; 1937 c 188 § 54; Rem. Supp. 1949 § 6312-54; 1921 c 108 § 7, part; RRS § 6369, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.181.


46.20.190  License in immediate possession and displayed on demand.
[1979 ex.s. c 136 § 56; 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 15; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.190. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 59; RRS § 6312-59; 1921 c 108 § 7, part; RRS § 6369, part.]
Recodified as RCW 46.20.017 pursuant to 1999 c 6 § 28.


46.20.210  Prohibited practices.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.210. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 61; RRS § 6312-61; 1921 c 108 § 15, part; RRS § 6377, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.336.


46.20.230  Unlawful to allow unlicensed person to operate vehicle.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.230. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 62; RRS § 6312-62.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.343 and 46.20.344.


46.20.240  Age limit for school bus drivers and drivers of for hire vehicles.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.240. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 48; RRS § 6312-48; 1921 c 108 §§ 3, 4; RRS §§ 6365, 6366.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.045.


46.20.250  Mandatory revocation of license by court.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.250. Prior: 1959 c 239 § 1; 1955 c 393 § 1; 1937 c 188 § 65; RRS § 6312-65; 1923 c 122 § 1, part; 1921 c 108 § 9, part; RRS § 6371, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.285.


46.20.260  Suspension for reckless driving.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.260. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 64; RRS § 6312-64; prior: 1923 c 122 § 2, part; RRS § 6371, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 155 § 91. Later enactment, see RCW 46.61.500(1).


46.20.275  Nonappearance after written promise — Notice to department.

Cross-reference section, decodified September 1993.


46.20.280  Courts to forward records of convictions.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.280. Prior: 1939 c 182 § 10; 1937 c 188 § 67; RRS § 6312-67.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46.


46.20.290  Suspension of license by director — Causes.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.290. Prior: 1957 c 273 § 7; prior: 1937 c 188 § 66, part; RRS § 6312-66, part; 1923 c 122 § 1, part; 1921 c 108 § 9, part; RRS § 6371, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.291.


46.20.309  Driver under twenty-one — Alcohol in system — Implied consent — Penalties.
[1995 c 332 § 2; 1994 c 275 § 10.]
Recodified as RCW 46.61.503 pursuant to 1995 c 332 § 20, effective September 1, 1995.


46.20.310  Limit of suspension — License to be restored.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.310. Prior: 1957 c 273 § 9; prior: 1937 c 188 § 66, part; RRS § 6312-66, part; 1923 c 122 § 1, part; 1921 c 108 § 9, part; RRS § 6371, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.311 and 46.20.315.


46.20.330  Revocation bars application for new license for one year.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.330. Prior: 1957 c 273 § 11; prior: 1937 c 188 § 66, part; RRS § 6312-66, part; 1923 c 122 § 1, part; 1921 c 108 § 9, part; RRS § 6371, part.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.311.


46.20.336  Violations — Penalty.
[1990 c 210 § 3; 1981 c 92 § 1; 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 41.]
Recodified as RCW 46.20.0921 pursuant to 1999 c 6 § 28.


46.20.340  Appeals to superior court from suspension, revocation, cancellation or refusal of license or certificate under chapters 46.12 and 46.16 RCW.
[1965 ex.s. c 121 § 42; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.340. Prior: 1953 c 23 § 2; 1937 c 188 § 74; RRS § 6312-74.]
Now codified as RCW 46.12.240.


46.20.343  Unlawful to allow unauthorized minor child or ward to drive.
[1965 ex.s. c 121 § 44.]
Recodified as RCW 46.20.024 pursuant to 1999 c 6 § 28.


46.20.344  Unlawful to allow unauthorized person to drive.
[1965 ex.s. c 121 § 45.]
Repealed by 1998 c 203 § 14.


46.20.350  Penalty for driving after suspension, etc.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.350. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 69; RRS § 6312-69.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46. Later enactment, see RCW 46.20.342.


46.20.360  Requisites for reinstatement or new license — Perjury.
[1961 c 12 § 46.20.360. Prior: 1937 c 188 § 70; RRS § 6312-70.]
Repealed by 1965 ex.s. c 121 § 46.


46.20.365  Alcohol violator — Confiscation of driver's license — Temporary and probationary licenses.
[1994 c 275 § 12.]
Repealed by 1995 c 332 § 21, effective September 1, 1995.


46.20.370  Moratorium for licensees in service.
[1943 c 184 § 1; Rem. Supp. 1943 § 6312-73a.]
Repealed by 1957 c 273 § 24; and repealed by 1961 c 12 § 46.98.050.


46.20.390  Occupational operator's license — Petition — Procedure — Issuance — Restrictions — Duration — Revocation.
[1967 c 32 § 32; 1961 c 12 § 46.20.390. Prior: 1959 c 241 § 1; 1957 c 268 § 2.]
Repealed by 1971 ex.s. c 284 § 16.


46.20.393  Occupational driver's license — Court order — Detailed restrictions — Violation.
[1983 c 165 § 25.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.414  Unlicensed drivers — Placement in suspended or revoked status.
[1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 29 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 46.20.317 pursuant to 1999 c 6 § 28.


46.20.416  Driving while in suspended or revoked status — Penalty.
[1985 c 302 § 4; 1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 29 § 3.]
Repealed by 1990 c 250 § 86.


46.20.418  Driving while in suspended or revoked status — Extension of suspension — Delay in issuing new license.
[1975-'76 2nd ex.s. c 29 § 4.]
Repealed by 1990 c 250 § 86.


46.20.420  Operation of motor vehicle under other license or permit prohibited while license is suspended or revoked — Penalty.
[1990 c 210 § 6; 1985 c 302 § 5; 1967 c 32 § 35; 1961 c 134 § 2.]
Recodified as RCW 46.20.345 pursuant to RCW 1.08.015; to harmonize with 1999 c 6 §§ 27 and 28.


46.20.430  Stopping vehicle registered to suspended or revoked driver — Display of license.
[1979 c 158 § 152; 1965 ex.s. c 170 § 47.]
Recodified as RCW 46.20.349 pursuant to 1999 c 6 § 28.


46.20.435  Impoundment for driver's license violations — Release, when — Court hearing.
[1995 c 360 § 9; 1985 c 391 § 1; 1982 c 8 § 1.]
Repealed by 1996 c 89 § 3.


46.20.440  Vehicles requiring special skills — Additional examination, special endorsement — Exemption — Instruction permit, fee.
[1980 c 114 § 1; 1971 ex.s. c 126 § 1; 1970 ex.s. c 100 § 4; 1969 ex.s. c 68 § 1; 1967 ex.s. c 20 § 1.]
Repealed by 1989 c 178 § 32, effective April 1, 1992. Cf. chapter 46.25 RCW.


46.20.450  Vehicles requiring special skills — Rules and regulations — Public hearings.
[1967 ex.s. c 20 § 2.]
Repealed by 1989 c 178 § 32, effective April 1, 1992. Cf. chapter 46.25 RCW.


46.20.460  Vehicles requiring special skills — Waiver of requirements.
[1971 ex.s. c 126 § 2; 1969 ex.s. c 68 § 2; 1967 ex.s. c 20 § 3.]
Repealed by 1989 c 178 § 32, effective April 1, 1992. Cf. chapter 46.25 RCW.


46.20.470  Commercial driver's license — Additional fee, disposition.
[1989 c 178 § 21; 1985 ex.s. c 1 § 7; 1969 ex.s. c 68 § 3; 1967 ex.s. c 20 § 4.]
Recodified as RCW 46.20.049 pursuant to 1999 c 6 § 28.


46.20.550  Wheelchair conveyances — Special examinations — Restrictions on license — Rules for performance review.
[1983 c 200 § 3.]
Recodified as RCW 46.20.109 pursuant to 1999 c 6 § 28.


46.20.599  Alcohol violators — Confiscation of license, issuance of temporary license.
[1985 c 352 § 2; 1984 c 219 § 2.]
Repealed by 1990 c 250 § 86.


46.20.600  Alcohol violators — Duties of arresting officer — Confiscation of license, issuance of temporary license, notice, report.
[1983 c 165 § 3.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.610  Alcohol violators — Term of suspension, revocation, denial.
[1983 c 165 § 4.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.620  Alcohol violators — Notice of department's intent to suspend, revoke, or deny — Hearing, request and opportunity.
[1983 c 165 § 5.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.630  Alcohol violators — Hearings on suspension, revocation, denial — Rules — Time and place — Procedures.
[1983 c 165 § 6.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.640  Alcohol violators — Scope of hearing.
[1983 c 165 § 7.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.650  Alcohol violators — Posthearing order.
[1983 c 165 § 8.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.660  Alcohol violators — Appeal of departmental order to superior court — Stay of effective date — Court's options — Costs.
[1983 c 165 § 9.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.670  Alcohol violators — Nonresidents — Notice to state of residence and license.
[1983 c 165 § 10.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.680  Alcohol violators — Two proceedings from same arrest.
[1984 c 258 § 326; 1983 c 165 § 11.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.690  Alcohol violators — Administration and enforcement — Rules and forms.
[1983 c 165 § 12.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.700  Alcohol violators — Coordination of license suspensions or revocations.
[1983 c 165 § 22.]
Repealed by 1985 c 407 § 6, effective January 1, 1986.


46.20.730  Ignition interlock device — Other biological or technical device — Definitions.
[1994 c 229 § 9; 1994 c 275 § 23; 1987 c 247 § 3.]
Recodified as RCW 46.04.215 pursuant to 1997 c 229 § 14, effective January 1, 1998.


46.20.910  Severability-1965 ex.s. c 121.
[1965 ex.s. c 121 § 47.]
Decodified by the code reviser, July 2016.


46.20.911  Severability, implied consent law-1969 c 1.
[1990 c 250 § 49; 1969 c 1 § 6 (Initiative Measure No. 242, approved November 5, 1968).]
Decodified by the code reviser, July 2016.


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