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WAC 308-19-430

False or misleading advertising.

(1) Every advertisement by a licensee that solicits or advertises business shall contain the name of the business exactly as stated on the bail bond agency license, and the physical address of the business as stated on the bail bond agency license, and the bail bond agency license number. A licensed bail bond agency may advertise under a registered trade name of the licensee provided that the registered trade name is stated exactly as documented with the state of Washington master license service. Licensees under this chapter must notify the department in writing, of any registered trade names intended for use in future advertising.
(2) Telephone book directory listings that are for the purpose of providing the business name, address, and telephone number only, are not required to include the license number.
(3) The department has authority to discipline bail bond agents for advertising that is false, fraudulent or misleading, RCW 18.185.110(5) and 18.235.130(3).
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.185 RCW. WSR 05-08-027, § 308-19-430, filed 3/30/05, effective 4/30/05; WSR 00-01-061, § 308-19-430, filed 12/13/99, effective 1/13/00.]
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