Chapter 9.01
PRELIMINARY ARTICLE

Sections:

9.01.010    General provisions.

9.01.020    Principles of liability.

9.01.030    Defenses.

9.01.040    Contempt.

9.01.050    Penalty.

9.01.055    Reward – Damage to city property.

9.01.060    Construction.

9.01.070    Severability.

9.01.080    Amendments to state statutes.

9.01.010 General provisions.

The following statutes of the state, including all future amendments, are adopted by reference:

RCW 9.01.055    Citizen immunity if aiding officer.

RCW 9.01.110    Omission, when not punishable.

RCW 9.01.130    Sending letter, when complete.

RCW 9A.04.020    Purposes – Principles of construction.

RCW 9A.04.040    Classes of crime.

RCW 9A.04.050    People capable of committing crimes – Capability of children.

RCW 9A.04.060    Common law to supplement statutes.

RCW 9A.04.070    Who amenable to criminal statutes.

RCW 9A.04.090    Application of general provisions of the code.

RCW 9A.04.100    Proof beyond a reasonable doubt.

RCW 9A.04.110    Definitions.

(Ord. 806 § 3 (part), 1987).

9.01.020 Principles of liability.

The following statutes of the state, including all future amendments, are adopted by reference:

RCW 9A.08.010    General requirements of culpability.

RCW 9A.08.020    Liability of conduct of another – Complicity.

RCW 9A.08.030    Criminal liability of corporations and persons acting under a duty to act in their behalf.

(Ord. 806 § 3 (part), 1987).

9.01.030 Defenses.

The following statutes of the state, including all future amendments, are adopted by reference:

RCW 9A.12.010    Insanity.

RCW 9A.16.010    Definition.

RCW 9A.16.020    Use of force – When lawful.

RCW 9A.16.060    Duress.

RCW 9A.16.070    Entrapment.

RCW 9A.16.080    Action for being detained on mercantile establishment of premises for investigation – “Reasonable grounds” as defense.

RCW 9A.16.090    Intoxication.

(Ord. 806 § 3 (part), 1987).

9.01.040 Contempt.

The following statutes of the state, including all future amendments, are hereby adopted by reference:

RCW 7.20.010    Contempt of court defined.

RCW 7.20.020    Punishment – General.

RCW 7.20.030    Contempt in presence of court – Summary punishment.

RCW 7.20.040    Procedure in other cases.

RCW 7.20.050    Production of defendant if in custody.

RCW 7.20.060    How prosecuted.

RCW 7.20.070    Execution of warrant – Bond.

RCW 7.20.080    Return of warrant – Examination of defendant.

RCW 7.20.090    Judgment and sentence.

RCW 7.20.100    Indemnity to injured party.

RCW 7.20.110    Imprisonment until act performed.

RCW 7.20.120    Offender may be indicted.

RCW 7.20.130    Alias warrant – Prosecution of bond.

RCW 7.20.140    Appeal – Punishment for contempt of justice courts.

RCW 7.23.010    Criminal contempt.

(Ord. 806 § 3 (part), 1987).

9.01.050 Penalty.

A. Unless otherwise provided, any person convicted of a gross misdemeanor shall be punished by a fine not to exceed five thousand dollars or by imprisonment in jail for a term not to exceed one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

B. Unless otherwise provided, any person violating the provisions of this title shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars or by imprisonment in jail for a term not to exceed ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 831 § 16, 1988; Ord. 806 § 3 (part), 1987).

9.01.055 Reward – Damage to city property.

A reward equal to ten percent of the dollar amount of the actual property damage (including cost of repair and replacement), but not less than fifty dollars and not to exceed one thousand dollars, resulting from any incident of property damage reported to the city shall be paid by the city to individual(s) providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of any individual or group of individuals for violations of Sections 9.22.020(B), 9.22.020(C), 9.26.020, or 9.26.030 when the information provided leads to the individual’s conviction for damage to city property. When the city is required by this section to pay such a reward, the convicted individual(s) shall repay the reward moneys to the city. (Ord. 816 § 1, 1987).

9.01.060 Construction.

In adopting the state’s statutes by reference, only those crimes and offenses within the jurisdiction of a noncharter city are intended to be adopted and in those sections adopted which deal with misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors and felonies, only the language applicable to misdemeanors and gross misdemeanors is to be applied. (Ord. 833 § 1, 1988: Ord. 806 § 3 (part), 1987).

9.01.070 Severability.

If any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this title should be held to be invalid, or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, sentence, clause or phrase of this title. (Ord. 806 § 3 (part), 1987).

9.01.080 Amendments to state statutes.

The amendment of any state statute adopted by reference in this title shall be deemed to amend the corresponding section of this chapter and it shall not be necessary for the city council to take any action with respect to such amendment. (Ord. 831 § 1, 1988).