PDFRCW 46.72A.040

State preemptionExceptions.

Except when a port district regulates limousine carriers under RCW 46.72A.030 or a city with a population of five hundred thousand or more is authorized under RCW 46.72A.150 to enforce state laws or rules applicable to limousine carriers, limousines, and chauffeurs, subject to the limitations set forth in RCW 46.72A.150, the state of Washington fully occupies and preempts the entire field of regulation over limousine carriers as regulated by this chapter. Cities, towns, and counties or other municipalities may enact only those laws and ordinances relating to limousine carriers that are consistent with this chapter.
[ 2011 c 374 § 4; 1996 c 87 § 7.]


Effective date2011 c 374 §§ 1-12: See note following RCW 46.72A.010.
Report by internal work group on issuance of chauffeur licenses2011 c 374: See note following RCW 46.72A.090.