SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 2336
AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE
C 244 L 90
State of Washington 51st Legislature 1990 Regular Session
By House Committee on Judiciary (originally sponsored by Representatives O'Brien, Wineberry, Anderson, Rector, Jones, Baugher, Hargrove, P. King, Ferguson, Jacobsen, Crane, Winsley, Schoon, Wolfe, Locke and Silver)
Read first time 2/2/90.
AN ACT Relating to manufacture, sale, or delivery of controlled substances; and amending RCW 69.50.435.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. Section 112, chapter 271, Laws of 1989 and RCW 69.50.435 are each amended to read as follows:
person who violates RCW 69.50.401(a) by manufacturing, selling, delivering, or
possessing with the intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver a controlled
substance listed under that subsection to a person in a school or on a school
bus or within one thousand feet of a school bus route stop designated by the
school district or within one thousand feet of the perimeter of the school
is punishable)), in a public park or on a public transit
vehicle, or in a public transit stop shelter may be punished by a fine of
up to twice the fine otherwise authorized by this chapter, but not including
twice the fine authorized by RCW 69.50.406, or by imprisonment of up to twice
the imprisonment otherwise authorized by this chapter, but not including twice
the imprisonment authorized by RCW 69.50.406, or by both such fine and
imprisonment. The provisions of this section shall not operate to more than
double the fine or imprisonment otherwise authorized by this chapter for an
(b) It is not a defense to a prosecution for a violation of this section that the person was unaware that the prohibited conduct took place while in a school or school bus or within one thousand feet of the school or school bus route stop, in a public park, on a public transit vehicle, or in a public transit stop shelter.
(c) It is not a defense to a prosecution for a violation of this section or any other prosecution under this chapter that persons under the age of eighteen were not present in the school, the school bus, the public park, or the public transit vehicle, or at the school bus route stop or the public transit vehicle stop shelter at the time of the offense or that school was not in session.
(d) It is an affirmative defense to a prosecution for a violation of this section that the prohibited conduct took place entirely within a private residence, that no person under eighteen years of age or younger was present in such private residence at any time during the commission of the offense, and that the prohibited conduct did not involve delivering, manufacturing, selling, or possessing with the intent to manufacture, sell, or deliver any controlled substance in RCW 69.50.401(a) for profit. The affirmative defense established in this section shall be proved by the defendant by a preponderance of the evidence. This section shall not be construed to establish an affirmative defense with respect to a prosecution for an offense defined in any other section of this chapter.
(e) In a
prosecution under this section, a map produced or reproduced by any municipal,
school district, ((
or)) county, or transit authority engineer for
the purpose of depicting the location and boundaries of the area on or within
one thousand feet of any property used for a school (( or)),
school bus route stop, public park, or public transit vehicle stop shelter,
or a true copy of such a map, shall under proper authentication, be admissible
and shall constitute prima facie evidence of the location and boundaries of those
areas if the governing body of the municipality, school district, (( or))
county, or transit authority has adopted a resolution or ordinance
approving the map as the official location and record of the location and
boundaries of the area on or within one thousand feet of the school (( or)),
school bus route stop, public park, or public transit vehicle stop shelter.
Any map approved under this section or a true copy of the map shall be filed
with the clerk of the municipality or county, and shall be maintained as an
official record of the municipality or county. This section shall not be
construed as precluding the prosecution from introducing or relying upon any
other evidence or testimony to establish any element of the offense. This
section shall not be construed as precluding the use or admissibility of any
map or diagram other than the one which has been approved by the governing body
of a municipality, school district, (( or)) county, or transit
authority if the map or diagram is otherwise admissible under court rule.
(f) As used in this section the following terms have the meanings indicated unless the context clearly requires otherwise:
(1) "School" has the meaning under RCW 28A.01.055 or 28A.01.060. The term "school" also includes a private school approved under RCW 28A.02.201;
"School bus" means a school bus as defined by the superintendent of
public instruction by rule which is owned and operated by any school district
and all school buses which are privately owned and operated under contract or
otherwise with any school district in the state for the transportation of
students. The term does not include buses operated by common carriers in the
urban transportation of students such as transportation of students through a
municipal transportation system; ((
(3) "School bus route stop" means a school bus stop as designated on maps submitted by school districts to the office of the superintendent of public instruction;
(4) "Public park" means land, including any facilities or improvements on the land, that is operated as a park by the state or a local government;
(5) "Public transit vehicle" means any motor vehicle, street car, train, trolley vehicle, or any other device, vessel, or vehicle which is owned or operated by a transit authority and which is used for the purpose of carrying passengers on a regular schedule;
(6) "Transit authority" means a city, county, or state transportation system, transportation authority, public transportation benefit area, public transit authority, or metropolitan municipal corporation within the state that operates public transit vehicles;
(7) "Stop shelter" means a passenger shelter designated by a transit authority.