CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
HOUSE BILL 2163
1991 Regular Session
Passed by the House March 12, 1991
Yeas 95 Nays 3
Speaker of the
House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 9, 1991
Yeas 38 Nays 8
President of the Senate
Governor of the State of Washington
I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 2163 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Secretary of State
State of Washington
HOUSE BILL 2163
AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE
Passed Legislature - 1991 Regular Session
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Representatives Orr, Rasmussen, Wineberry, Bray, Dorn, R. Meyers, Dellwo, R. King, Ferguson and Anderson.
Read first time March 4, 1991. Referred to Committee on Fisheries & Wildlife.
AN ACT Relating to assault of wildlife agents and other law enforcement officers; and adding a new section to chapter 77.16 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 77.16 RCW to read as follows:
(1) The director shall revoke all licenses and privileges extended under Title 77 RCW of a person convicted of assault on a state wildlife agent or other law enforcement officer provided that:
(a) The wildlife agent or other law enforcement officer was on duty at the time of the assault; and
(b) The wildlife agent or other law enforcement officer was enforcing the provisions of Title 77 RCW.
(2) For the purposes of this section, the definition of assault includes:
(a) RCW 9A.32.030; murder in the first degree;
(b) RCW 9A.32.050; murder in the second degree;
(c) RCW 9A.32.060; manslaughter in the first degree;
(d) RCW 9A.32.070; manslaughter in the second degree;
(e) RCW 9A.36.011; assault in the first degree;
(f) RCW 9A.36.021; assault in the second degree; and
(g) RCW 9A.36.031; assault in the third degree.
(3) For the purposes of this section, a conviction includes:
(a) A determination of guilt by the court;
(b) The entering of a guilty plea to the charge or charges by the accused;
(c) A forfeiture of bail or a vacation of bail posted to the court; or
(d) The imposition of a deferred or suspended sentence by the court.
(4) No license described under Title 77 RCW shall be reissued to a person violating this section for a minimum of ten years, at that time a person may petition the director of wildlife for a reinstatement of his or her license or licenses. The ten-year period shall be tolled during any time the convicted person is incarcerated in any state or local correctional or penal institution, in community supervision, or home detention for an offense under this section. Upon review by the director, and if all provisions of the court that imposed sentencing have been completed, the director may reinstate in whole or in part the licenses and privileges under Title 77 RCW.