WSR 03-07-047



[ March 12, 2003 ]





NO. 25700-A-765

The District and Municipal Court Judges' Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendment to CrRLJ 3.2(o), and the Court having determined that the proposed amendment will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice and further determined that an emergency exists which necessitates an early adoption;

Now, therefore, it is hereby


(a) That the amendment as attached hereto is adopted.

(b) That pursuant to the emergency provisions of GR 9(i), the amendment will be published expeditiously and become effective upon publication.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 12th day of March 2003.
Alexander, C.J.

Johnson, J.

Ireland, J.

Madsen, J.

Chambers, J.

Bridge, J.

Owens, J.

Sanders, J.

Mary E. Fairhurst

Suggested Changes

CrRLJ 3.2(o)


(a) - (l) [Unchanged.]

(o) Bail in Criminal Offense Cases -- Mandatory Appearance.

(1) When required to reasonably assure appearance in court, bail for a person arrested for the following criminal offenses listed in this rule or comparable ordinances shall be the amount listed in this rule. In an individual case and after hearing the court for good cause recited in a written order may set a different bail amount.

(2) A court may adopt a local rule requiring that persons subjected to custodial arrest for a certain class of offenses be held until they have appeared before a judge.

(3) Forfeiture of bail shall not constitute a final disposition for a mandatory offense or comparable ordinance without a written order of the court showing the reasons. The order may be a simple docket entry. If the court allows forfeiture of bail for a mandatory offense, it may accept bail in an amount no less than that set forth in these rules as full payment including all statutory assessments.

1. Driving while under the influence; physical control (RCW 46.61.502; 46.52.100; 46.61.504) $500
2. Driving while under the influence--nonhighway vehicle or snowmobile (RCW 46.09.120(2)) $500
3. Operating nonhighway vehicle or snowmobile so as to endanger human life, etc. (RCW 46.09.130; 46.10.130) $500
4. No valid driver's license (without identification) (RCW 46.20.021) $475


5. Unlawful possession or use of a driver's license (RCW 46.20.336) $100
6. Driving while license suspended or revoked in the first((,)) and second((, and third)) degrees (RCW 46.20.342) $500
7. Driving while license suspended or revoked in the third degree (RCW 46.20.342) $250
78. Violating occupational license restrictions (RCW 46.20.410) $200
89. Financial responsibility suspension (RCW 46.29.610, .620) $100
910. Transporting dangerous articles (RCW 46.48.175) $500
1011. Unattended hit and run (RCW 46.52.010) $250
1112. Attended hit and run (RCW 46.52.020) $500
1213. Reports of repairs, concealing evidence (RCW 46.52.090) $500
1314. Confidentiality of driving records (RCW 46.52.130) $500
1415. Failure to obey police officer, flagger, or fire fighter (RCW 46.61.015) $250
1516. Failure to cooperate with or give information to police officer (RCW 46.61.020) $100
1617. Failure to stop and give information (RCW 46.61.022) $100
1718. Reckless driving (RCW 46.61.500) $500
1819. Racing (RCW 46.61.530) $500
1920. Leaving children unattended (RCW 46.61.685) $250
20. Failure to respond or appear (RCW 46.64.020) $250
21. Unfair motor vehicle business practices (RCW 46.70.170) $250
22. Unlawful operation of for hire vehicles (RCW 46.72.100) $250
23. Motor vehicle wreckers (RCW 46.80.170) $500
24. Driving training schools (RCW 46.82.390) $250
25. First Degree Negligent Driving (RCW 46.61.525) $250
(n) -- (s) [Unchanged.]

Reviser's note: The typographical errors in the above material occurred in the copy filed by the State Supreme Court and appear in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

Reviser's note: The brackets and enclosed material in the text of the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appear in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

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