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Section 10.07.100
 

Title 10 Regulation of Activities

Division I. Penal Code

Chapter 10.07 Offenses Against Governmental Operation

Section 10.07.100 Malicious Prosecution

Every person who shall, maliciously and without probable cause therefor, cause or attempt to cause another to be arrested or proceeded against for any crime of which he is innocent if such crime be a:

  1. felony, shall be punished by imprisonment in a state correctional facility for not more than five years; and
     
  2. gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (RCW 9.62.010)

Date Passed: Monday, June 4, 2007

Effective Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Recodification ORD C34041 Section 1