H-0789.1

HOUSE BILL 1176

State of Washington | 64th Legislature | 2015 Regular Session |

By Representatives Kirby, Vick, Hurst, Parker, Muri, and Holy

Read first time 01/14/15. Referred to Committee on Business & Financial Services.

AN ACT Relating to pawnbroker fees and interest rates; and amending RCW 19.60.060.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:

Sec. 1. RCW 19.60.060 and 2007 c 125 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:

All pawnbrokers are authorized to charge and receive interest and other fees at the following rates for money on the security of personal property actually received in pledge:

(1) The interest for the loan period shall not exceed:

(a) For an amount loaned up to $9.99 - interest at $1.00 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(b) For an amount loaned from $10.00 to $19.99 - interest at the rate of $1.25 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(c) For an amount loaned from $20.00 to $24.99 - interest at the rate of $1.50 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(d) For an amount loaned from $25.00 to $34.99 - interest at the rate of $1.75 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(e) For an amount loaned from $35.00 to $39.99 - interest at the rate of $2.00 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(f) For an amount loaned from $40.00 to $49.99 - interest at the rate of $2.25 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(g) For the amount loaned from $50.00 to $59.99 - interest at the rate of $2.50 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(h) For the amount loaned from $60.00 to $69.99 - interest at the rate of $2.75 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(i) For the amount loaned from $70.00 to $79.99 - interest at the rate of $3.00 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(j) For the amount loaned from $80.00 to $89.99 - interest at the rate of $3.25 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(k) For the amount loaned from $90.00 to $99.99 - interest at the rate of $3.50 for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(l) For ((the))loan amounts((loaned from))of $100.00 or more - interest at the rate of ((three))four percent for each thirty-day period to include the loan date.

(2) The fee for the preparation of loan documents, pledges, or reports required under the laws of the United States of America, the state of Washington, or the counties, cities, towns, or other political subdivisions thereof, shall not exceed:

(a) For the amount loaned up to $4.99 - the sum of $1.50.

(b) For the amount loaned from $5.00 to $9.99 - the sum of $3.00.

(c) For the amount loaned from $10.00 to $14.99 - the sum of $4.00.

(d) For the amount loaned from $15.00 to $19.99 - the sum of $4.50.

(e) For the amount loaned from $20.00 to $24.99 - the sum of $5.00.

(f) For the amount loaned from $25.00 to $29.99 - the sum of $5.50.

(g) For the amount loaned from $30.00 to $34.99 - the sum of $6.00.

(h) For the amount loaned from $35.00 to $39.99 - the sum of $6.50.

(i) For the amount loaned from $40.00 to $44.99 - the sum of $7.00.

(j) For the amount loaned from $45.00 to $49.99 - the sum of $7.50.

(k) For the amount loaned from $50.00 to $54.99 - the sum of $8.00.

(l) For the amount loaned from $55.00 to $59.99 - the sum of $8.50.

(m) For the amount loaned from $60.00 to $64.99 - the sum of $9.00.

(n) For the amount loaned from $65.00 to $69.99 - the sum of $9.50.

(o) For the amount loaned from $70.00 to $74.99 - the sum of $10.00.

(p) For the amount loaned from $75.00 to $79.99 - the sum of $10.50.

(q) For the amount loaned from $80.00 to $84.99 - the sum of $11.00.

(r) For the amount loaned from $85.00 to $89.99 - the sum of $11.50.

(s) For the amount loaned from $90.00 to $94.99 - the sum of $12.00.

(t) For the amount loaned from $95.00 to $99.99 - the sum of $12.50.

(u) ((For the amount loaned from $100.00 to $104.99 - the sum of $13.00.

(v) For the amount loaned from $105.00 to $109.99 - the sum of $13.25.

(w) For the amount loaned from $110.00 to $114.99 - the sum of $13.75.

(x) For the amount loaned from $115.00 to $119.99 - the sum of $14.25.

(y) For the amount loaned from $120.00 to $124.99 - the sum of $14.50.

(z) For the amount loaned from $125.00 to $129.99 - the sum of $14.75.

(aa) For the amount loaned from $130.00 to $149.99 - the sum of $15.50.

(bb) For the amount loaned from $150.00 to $174.99 - the sum of $15.75.

(cc) For the amount loaned from $175.00 to $199.99 - the sum of $16.00.

(dd) For the amount loaned from $200.00 to $224.99 - the sum of $17.00.

(ee) For the amount loaned from $225.00 to $249.99 - the sum of $18.00.

(ff) For the amount loaned from $250.00 to $274.99 - the sum of $19.00.

(gg) For the amount loaned from $275.00 to $299.99 - the sum of $20.00.

(hh) For the amount loaned from $300.00 to $324.99 - the sum of $21.00.

(ii) For the amount loaned from $325.00 to $349.99 - the sum of $22.00.

(jj) For the amount loaned from $350.00 to $374.99 - the sum of $23.00.

(kk) For the amount loaned from $375.00 to $399.99 - the sum of $24.00.

(ll) For the amount loaned from $400.00 to $424.99 - the sum of $25.00.

(mm) For the amount loaned from $425.00 to $449.99 - the sum of $26.00.

(nn) For the amount loaned from $450.00 to $474.99 - the sum of $27.00.

(oo) For the amount loaned from $475.00 to $499.99 - the sum of $28.00.

(pp) For the amount loaned from $500.00 to $524.99 - the sum of $29.00.

(qq) For the amount loaned from $525.00 to $549.99 - the sum of $30.00.

(rr) For the amount loaned from $550.00 to $599.99 - the sum of $31.00.

(ss) For the amount loaned from $600.00 to $699.99 - the sum of $36.00.

(tt) For the amount loaned from $700.00 to $799.99 - the sum of $41.00.

(uu) For the amount loaned from $800.00 to $899.99 - the sum of $46.00.

(vv) For the amount loaned from $900.00 to $999.99 - the sum of $51.00.

(ww) For the amount loaned from $1000.00 to $1499.99 - the sum of $56.00.

(xx) For the amount loaned from $1500.00 to $1999.99 - the sum of $61.00.

(yy) For the amount loaned from $2000.00 to $2499.99 - the sum of $66.00.

(zz) For the amount loaned from $2500.00 to $2999.99 - the sum of $71.00.

(aaa) For the amount loaned from $3000.00 to $3499.99 - the sum of $76.00.

(bbb) For the amount loaned from $3500.00 to $3999.99 - the sum of $81.00.

(ccc) For the amount loaned from $4000.00 to $4499.99 - the sum of $86.00.

(ddd) For the amount loaned from $4500.00 or more - the sum of $91.00))Thirteen percent of the loan for loan amounts of $100.00 or more.

(3) For each thirty-day period, a pawnbroker may charge:

(a) A storage fee of (($3.00.))$5.00; and

(b) an additional fee of (($3.00 may be charged))$5.00 for storing a firearm.

(4) Fees under subsection (2) of this section may be charged one time only for each loan period; no additional fees, other than interest allowed under subsection (1) of this section and storage fees allowed under subsection (3) of this section, shall be charged for making the loan. ((Storage fees are allowed under subsection (3) of this section.))

A copy of this section, set in twelve point type or larger, shall be posted prominently in each premises subject to this chapter.

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