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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