SENATE BILL 5935
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Senators Madsen and Sutherland.
Read first time March 6, 1991. Referred to Committee on Law & Justice.
AN ACT Relating to rural mailboxes; amending RCW 9A.48.080; and prescribing penalties.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 9A.48.080 and 1979 c 145 s 2 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) A person is guilty of malicious mischief in the second degree if he knowingly and maliciously:
(a) Causes physical damage to the property of another in an amount exceeding two hundred fifty dollars; or
Creates a substantial risk of interruption or impairment of service rendered to
the public, by physically damaging or tampering with an emergency vehicle or
property of the state, a political subdivision thereof, or a public utility or
mode of public transportation, power, or communication; ((
(c) Notwithstanding RCW 16.52.070, causes physical damage, destruction, or injury by amputation, mutilation, castration, or other malicious act to a horse, mule, cow, heifer, bull, steer, swine, goat, or sheep which is the property of another; or
(d) Causes physical damage or destroys a mailbox in a rural setting.