|Passed by the House February 6, 2004|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 4, 2004
President of the Senate
I, Richard Nafziger, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 1572 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Governor of the State of Washington
Secretary of State
State of Washington
|State of Washington||58th Legislature||2003 Regular Session|
Read first time 01/30/2003. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
AN ACT Relating to failure to pay small claims judgments; and amending RCW 12.40.105.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 12.40.105 and 1998 c 52 s 5 are each amended to read
If the losing party fails to pay the judgment within thirty days or within the period otherwise ordered by the court, the judgment shall be increased by: (1) An amount sufficient to cover costs of certification of the judgment under RCW 12.40.110; ((
and)) (2) the amount specified
in RCW 36.18.012(2); and (3) any other costs incurred by the prevailing
party to enforce the judgment, including but not limited to reasonable
attorneys' fees, without regard to the jurisdictional limits on the
small claims department.