296-400A-400 - What are the monetary penalties for violating certification requirements?

296-400A-400. What are the monetary penalties for violating certification requirements?

(1) A person cited for an infraction under chapter 18.106 RCW or this chapter will be assessed a monetary penalty based upon the following schedule:

(a) Individual or dispatcher

First Infraction $ 100.00
Second Infraction $ 200.00
Third Infraction $ 500.00
Fourth Infraction $1,000.00
Fifth Infraction $2,000.00
Sixth Infraction $4,000.00
Seventh and each additional infraction Not more than $5,000.00

(b) Contractor

First Infraction $ 500.00
Second Infraction $ 1,000.00
Third Infraction $2,000.00
Fourth Infraction $4,000.00
Fifth and each additional infraction Not more than $5,000.00

(2) Each day a person is in violation is considered a separate infraction.

(3) Each job site at which a person is in violation is considered a separate infraction.

(4) A warning for first-time violation of chapter 18.106 RCW and this chapter may be issued only once to an individual. Second or additional violations must be assessed a monetary penalty based on the escalating schedule; starting with the first infraction penalty amount under individual or dispatcher.

(Amended by WSR 16-08-100, Filed 4/5/2016, effective 5/16/2016 Amended by WSR 20-16-141, Filed 8/4/2020, effective 8/4/2020)

Statutory Authority: RCW 18.106.040 and 18.106.140. 10-06-051, § 296-400A-400, filed 2/24/10, effective 4/1/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.106.040, 18.106.140, 2002 c 82, and 2003 c 399. 04-12-046, § 296-400A-400, filed 5/28/04, effective 6/30/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.106.050,[18.106.]070, [18.106.]110, [18.106.]125, [18.106.]140 and[18.106.]270 . 97-11-052, § 296-400A-400, filed 5/20/97, effective 6/30/97.

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