Title 10 Regulation of Activities
Division I. Penal Code
Chapter 10.07 Offenses Against Governmental Operation
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