ENGROSSED SUBSTITUTE SENATE BILL 5148
State of Washington
2019 Regular Session
BySenate Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks (originally sponsored by Senators Wilson, L., Becker, Fortunato, Palumbo, Short, Takko, Wagoner, and Warnick)
READ FIRST TIME 01/25/19.
AN ACT Relating to visible clothing requirements for hunting; adding a new section to chapter 77.15
RCW; and prescribing penalties.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1.
A new section is added to chapter 77.15
RCW to read as follows:
(1) For the purpose of hunter safety, the commission must adopt rules determining the times and manner when a person hunting must wear either fluorescent orange or fluorescent pink clothing or both. The rules must allow a person hunting to wear either fluorescent orange or fluorescent pink clothing, or both, in order to meet a visible clothing requirement when hunting.
(2) A violation of this section is an infraction punishable under RCW 77.15.160
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