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 of court.

9.01.050    Penalty.

9.01.060    Amendments to state statutes.

9.01.065    Reimbursement of costs.

9.01.010 General provisions.

The following statutes of the state of Washington, including any future amendments and additions thereto, and repeals thereof, are adopted by reference:

RCW 7.80.120    Monetary penalties — Restitution

RCW 9.01.055    Citizen immunity of 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. 1987 § 2, 1998: Ord. 1244 § 4 (part), 1985).

9.01.020 Principles of liability.

The following statutes of the state of Washington 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. 1244 § 4 (part), 1985).

9.01.030 Defenses.

The following statutes of the state of Washington 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. 1244 § 4 (part), 1985).

9.01.040 Contempt of court.

The following statutes of the state of Washington are adopted by reference:

RCW 7.21.010    Definitions

RCW 7.21.020    Sanctions — Who may impose

RCW 7.21.030    Remedial sanctions — Payment for losses

RCW 7.21.040    Punitive sanctions — Fines

RCW 7.21.050    Sanctions — Summary imposition — Procedure

RCW 7.21.070    Appellate review

(Ord. 1844 §§ 1, 2, 1995: Ord. 1244 § 4 (part), 1985).

9.01.050 Penalty.

A. Unless otherwise provided, any person violating any of the provisions of this title shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars or by imprisonment in jail for a term not exceeding ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

B. Any person violating any of the provisions of this title which are designated as gross misdemeanors shall be punished upon conviction by a fine not to exceed five thousand dollars or by imprisonment in jail for a term not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

C. A person convicted of a violation of RMC 9.14.020 shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than twenty-four consecutive hours, and by a fine of not less than two hundred fifty dollars. On a second or subsequent conviction, the fine shall not be less than five hundred dollars. These fines shall be in addition to any other fine or penalty imposed. Unless the court finds that the imposition of the minimum imprisonment will pose a substantial risk to the defendant’s physical or mental well-being or that local jail facilities are in an overcrowded condition, the minimum term of imprisonment shall not be suspended or deferred. If the court finds such risk or overcrowding exists, it shall sentence the defendant to a minimum of forty hours of community service. If a minimum term of imprisonment is suspended or deferred, the court shall state in writing the reason for granting the suspension or deferral and the facts upon which the suspension or deferral is based. Unless the court finds the person to be indigent, the minimum fine shall not be suspended or deferred. (Ord. 2207 § 1, 2004: Ord. 1845 § 1, 1995; Ord. 1494 § 1, 1989; Ord. 1406 § 12, 1988: Ord. 1244 § 4 (part), 1985).

9.01.060 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 title and it shall not be necessary for the City Council to take any action with respect to such amendment. (Ord. 1406 § 1, 1988).

9.01.065 Reimbursement of costs.

The following statutes of the state of Washington, including any future amendments, additions thereto and repeals thereof, are adopted by reference and incorporated herein by this reference as if set forth in full:

RCW 9.92.130    City jail prisoners may be compelled to work

RCW 9.94A.030    Definitions (as used in Chapter 9.94A RCW)

RCW 9.95.210     Conditions of probation

RCW 10.01.160     Costs — What constitutes — Payment by defendant — Procedure — Remission

RCW 10.01.170     Payment within specified time or installments

RCW 10.01.180     Fine or costs — Default in payment — Contempt of court — Enforcement, collection procedures

RCW 10.46.190     Liability of convicted person for costs — Jury fee

RCW 10.64.015     Judgment to include costs — Exception

RCW 10.64.080     Judgments a lien on realty

RCW 10.64.120     Referral assessments — Probation department oversight committee

RCW 10.70.010     Commitment until fine and costs are paid

RCW 38.52.010     Definitions (as used in Chapter 38.52 RCW)

RCW 38.52.430     Emergency response caused by person’s intoxication — Recovery of costs from convicted person

(Ord. 2207 § 2, 2004: Ord. 1753 § 1, 1993).