296-310-230 - Civil penalties
296-310-230. Civil penalties
(1) In determining the amount of any civil penalty to be imposed under RCW 19.30.160 the department shall consider the following factors:
(a) Previous violations by the violator;
(b) The history of the violator in taking all necessary measures to prevent or correct violations;
(c) The magnitude and seriousness of the violation;
(d) The remedial purpose of chapter 19.30 RCW;
(e) Any mitigating circumstances; and
(f) Any other factors the department considers relevant.
(2) It is the violator's responsibility to inform the department of mitigating evidence.
(3) The penalties for acting as a contractor without a license, or for transporting employees without an endorsement to do so, are:
(a) Up to $500 for the first violation;
(b) Up to $750 for the second violation; and
(c) Up to $1000 for the third and any further violations.
Statutory Authority: RCW 19.30.130. 86-01-027 (Order 85-34), § 296-310-230, filed 12/11/85.
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