SENATE BILL 5148
State of Washington
2019 Regular Session
BySenators Wilson, L., Becker, Fortunato, Palumbo, Short, Takko, Wagoner, and Warnick
Prefiled 01/11/19.Read first time 01/14/19.Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks.
AN ACT Relating to visible clothing requirements for hunting; and 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 fluorescent orange or fluorescent pink clothing. Wearing fluorescent orange or fluorescent pink clothing means wearing a minimum of four hundred square inches of fluorescent orange or fluorescent pink exterior clothing above the waist that is visible from all sides.
(2) A violation of this section is an infraction punishable under RCW 77.15.060
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