City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 10
Chapter 10.07
Section 10.07.022

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division I. Penal Code

Chapter 10.07 Offenses Against Governmental Operation

Section 10.07.022 False Reporting

A person is guilty of false reporting if, with knowledge that the information reported, conveyed or circulated is false, he initiates or circulates a false report or warning of an alleged occurrence or impending occurrence of a fire, explosion, crime, catastrophe or emergency knowing that such false report is likely to cause evacuation of a building, place of assembly or transportation facility, or to cause public inconvenience or alarm.
False reporting is a gross misdemeanor. (RCW 9A.84.040)

Date Passed: Monday, March 13, 2017

Effective Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017

ORD C35482 Section 2