Title 10 Regulation of Activities
Division I. Penal Code
Chapter 10.07 Offenses Against Governmental Operation
Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the definitions in this section apply throughout this section.
It is unlawful for a person except as otherwise protected by state or federal law, alone or in concert with others, to willfully or recklessly interfere with access to or from a health care facility or willfully or recklessly disrupt the normal functioning of such facility, or to interfere with, or attempt to interfere with, any other person’s exercise of rights secured by the United States Constitution or laws or of rights secured by the Constitution or laws of the state of Washington including, without limitation, RCW 9.02.100, by:
A court having jurisdiction over a criminal proceeding under this section shall take all steps reasonably necessary to safeguard the individual privacy and prevent harassment of a health care patient or health care provider who is a party or witness in a proceeding, including granting protective orders and orders in limine.
Date Passed: Monday, March 2, 2020
Effective Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020
ORD C35894 Section 1