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), ยง 296-310-230, filed 12/11/85.

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