§ 9.46.010 Legislative declaration.
§ 9.46.0201 “Amusement game.”
§ 9.46.0205 “Bingo.”
§ 9.46.0209 “Bona fide charitable or nonprofit organization.”
§ 9.46.0213 “Bookmaking.”
§ 9.46.0217 “Commercial stimulant.”
§ 9.46.0221 “Commission.”
§ 9.46.0225 “Contest of chance.”
§ 9.46.0229 “Fishing derby.”
§ 9.46.0233 “Fund-raising event.”
§ 9.46.0237 “Gambling.”
§ 9.46.0241 “Gambling device.”
§ 9.46.0245 “Gambling information.”
§ 9.46.0249 “Gambling premises.”
§ 9.46.0253 “Gambling record.”
§ 9.46.0257 “Lottery.”
§ 9.46.0261 “Member,” “bona fide member.”
§ 9.46.0265 “Player.”
§ 9.46.0269 “Professional gambling.”
§ 9.46.0273 “Punchboards,” “pull-tabs.”
§ 9.46.0277 “Raffle.”
§ 9.46.0282 “Social card game.”
§ 9.46.0285 “Thing of value.”
§ 9.46.0289 “Whoever,” “person.”
§ 9.46.0305 Dice or coin contests for music, food, or beverage payment.
§ 9.46.0311 Charitable, nonprofit organizations — Authorized gambling activities.
§ 9.46.0315 Raffles — No license required, when.
§ 9.46.0321 Bingo, raffles, amusement games — No license required, when.
§ 9.46.0323 Enhanced raffles — Authority of commission — Report, recommendations.
§ 9.46.0325 Social card games, punchboards, pull-tabs authorized.
§ 9.46.0331 Amusement games authorized — Minimum rules.
§ 9.46.0335 Sports pools authorized.
§ 9.46.0341 Golfing sweepstakes authorized.
§ 9.46.0345 Bowling sweepstakes authorized.
§ 9.46.0351 Social card, dice games — Use of premises of charitable, nonprofit organizations.
§ 9.46.0356 Promotional contests of chance authorized.
§ 9.46.0361 Turkey shoots authorized.
§ 9.46.039 Greyhound racing prohibited.
§ 9.46.040 Gambling commission — Members — Appointment — Vacancies, filling.
§ 9.46.050 Gambling commission — Chair — Quorum — Meetings — Compensation and travel expenses — Bond — Removal.
§ 9.46.060 Gambling commission — Counsel — Audits — Payment for.
§ 9.46.070 Gambling commission — Powers and duties.
§ 9.46.0701 Charitable or nonprofit organizations — Sharing facilities.
§ 9.46.071 Information for pathological gamblers — Fee increases.
§ 9.46.072 Pathological gambling behavior — Warning.
§ 9.46.075 Gambling commission — Denial, suspension, or revocation of license, permit — Other provisions not applicable.
§ 9.46.077 Gambling commission — Vacation of certain suspensions upon payment of monetary penalty.
§ 9.46.080 Gambling commission — Administrator — Staff — Rules and regulations — Service contracts.
§ 9.46.085 Gambling commission — Members and employees — Activities prohibited.
§ 9.46.090 Gambling commission — Reports.
§ 9.46.095 Gambling commission — Proceedings against, jurisdiction — Immunity from liability.
§ 9.46.100 Gambling revolving fund — Created — Receipts — Disbursements — Use.
§ 9.46.110 Taxation of gambling activities — Limitations — Restrictions on punchboards and pull-tabs — Lien.
§ 9.46.113 Taxation of gambling activities — Disbursement.
§ 9.46.116 Fees on pull-tab and punchboard sales.
§ 9.46.120 Restrictions on management or operation personnel — Restriction on leased premises.
§ 9.46.130 Inspection and audit of premises, paraphernalia, books, and records — Reports for the commission.
§ 9.46.140 Gambling commission — Investigations — Inspections — Hearing and subpoena power — Administrative law judges.
§ 9.46.150 Injunctions — Voiding of licenses, permits, or certificates.
§ 9.46.153 Applicants and licensees — Responsibilities and duties — Waiver of liability — Investigation statement as privileged.
§ 9.46.155 Applicants and licensees — Bribes to public officials, employees, agents — Penalty.
§ 9.46.158 Applicants, licensees, operators — Commission approval for hiring certain persons.
§ 9.46.160 Conducting activity without license.
§ 9.46.170 False or misleading entries or statements, refusal to produce records.
§ 9.46.180 Causing person to violate chapter.
§ 9.46.185 Causing person to violate rule or regulation.
§ 9.46.190 Violations relating to fraud or deceit.
§ 9.46.192 Cities and towns — Ordinance enacting certain sections of chapter — Limitations — Penalties.
§ 9.46.193 Cities and towns — Ordinance adopting certain sections of chapter — Jurisdiction of courts.
§ 9.46.195 Obstruction of public servant — Penalty.
§ 9.46.196 Cheating — Defined.
§ 9.46.1961 Cheating in the first degree.
§ 9.46.1962 Cheating in the second degree.
§ 9.46.198 Working in gambling activity without license as violation — Penalty.
§ 9.46.200 Action for money damages due to violations — Interest — Attorneys’ fees — Evidence for exoneration.
§ 9.46.210 Enforcement — Commission as a law enforcement agency.
§ 9.46.212 Officers designated with police powers authorized to take action to prevent physical injury to person or substantial damage to property — Immunity from civil liability — Exception.
§ 9.46.215 Ownership or interest in gambling device — Penalty — Exceptions.
§ 9.46.217 Gambling records — Penalty — Exceptions.
§ 9.46.220 Professional gambling in the first degree.
§ 9.46.221 Professional gambling in the second degree.
§ 9.46.222 Professional gambling in the third degree.
§ 9.46.225 Professional gambling — Penalties not applicable to authorized activities.
§ 9.46.228 Gambling activities by persons under age eighteen prohibited — Penalties — Jurisdiction — In-house controlled purchase programs authorized.
§ 9.46.231 Gambling devices, real and personal property — Seizure and forfeiture.
§ 9.46.235 Slot machines, antique — Defenses concerning — Presumption created.
§ 9.46.240 Gambling information, transmitting or receiving.
§ 9.46.250 Gambling property or premises — Common nuisances, abatement — Termination of interests, licenses — Enforcement.
§ 9.46.260 Proof of possession as evidence of knowledge of its character.
§ 9.46.270 Taxing authority, exclusive.
§ 9.46.285 Licensing and regulation authority, exclusive.
§ 9.46.291 State lottery exemption.
§ 9.46.293 Fishing derbies exempted.
§ 9.46.295 Licenses, scope of authority — Exception.
§ 9.46.300 Licenses and reports — Public inspection — Exceptions and requirements — Charges.
§ 9.46.310 Licenses for manufacture, sale, distribution, or supply of gambling devices.
§ 9.46.350 Civil action to collect fees, interest, penalties, or tax — Writ of attachment — Records as evidence.
§ 9.46.360 Indian tribes — Compact negotiation process.
§ 9.46.36001 Tribal actions — Federal jurisdiction.
§ 9.46.400 Wildlife raffle.
§ 9.46.410 Use of public assistance electronic benefit cards prohibited — Licensee to report violations — Suspension of license.
§ 9.46.420 RCW 9.46.410 to be negotiated with Indian tribes.
§ 9.46.901 Intent — 1987 c 4.
§ 9.46.902 Construction — 1987 c 4.
§ 9.46.903 Intent — 1994 c 218.

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 9.46

  • Advice and consent: Under the Constitution, presidential nominations for executive and judicial posts take effect only when confirmed by the Senate, and international treaties become effective only when the Senate approves them by a two-thirds vote.
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Affiliated interest: means :
Washington Code 81.16.010
  • Affirmed: In the practice of the appellate courts, the decree or order is declared valid and will stand as rendered in the lower court.
  • Agreement: means a motor fuel tax agreement under this chapter;
  • Washington Code 82.41.020
  • Air pollution control facility: includes any treatment works, control devices and disposal systems, machinery, equipment, structures, property or any part or accessories thereof, installed or acquired for the primary purpose of reducing, controlling or disposing of industrial waste which if released to the outdoor atmosphere could cause air pollution. See Washington Code 82.34.010
  • Allegation: something that someone says happened.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Amortization: Paying off a loan by regular installments.
  • Amusement game: as used in this chapter , means a game played for entertainment in which:
  • Washington Code 9.46.0201
  • Anadromous game fish: means steelhead trout and anadromous cutthroat trout and Dolly Varden char and includes by-products and also parts of anadromous game fish, whether fresh, frozen, canned, or otherwise. See Washington Code 82.27.010
  • Annuity: A periodic (usually annual) payment of a fixed sum of money for either the life of the recipient or for a fixed number of years. A series of payments under a contract from an insurance company, a trust company, or an individual. Annuity payments are made at regular intervals over a period of more than one full year.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Appraisal: A determination of property value.
  • Appropriate control agency: shall mean the department of ecology; or the operating local or regional air pollution control agency within whose jurisdiction a facility is or will be located, or the department of ecology, where the facility is not or will not be located within the area of an operating local or regional air pollution control agency, or where the department of ecology has assumed jurisdiction. See Washington Code 82.34.010
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Assets: (1) The property comprising the estate of a deceased person, or (2) the property in a trust account.
  • Attachment: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Attorney-in-fact: A person who, acting as an agent, is given written authorization by another person to transact business for him (her) out of court.
  • Bankruptcy: Refers to statutes and judicial proceedings involving persons or businesses that cannot pay their debts and seek the assistance of the court in getting a fresh start. Under the protection of the bankruptcy court, debtors may discharge their debts, perhaps by paying a portion of each debt. Bankruptcy judges preside over these proceedings.
  • Base state: means the state in which the motor carrier is legally domiciled, or in the case of a motor carrier who has no legal domicile, the state from or in which the motor carrier's vehicles are most frequently dispatched, garaged, serviced, maintained, operated, or otherwise controlled;
  • Washington Code 82.41.020
  • Baseline: Projection of the receipts, outlays, and other budget amounts that would ensue in the future without any change in existing policy. Baseline projections are used to gauge the extent to which proposed legislation, if enacted into law, would alter current spending and revenue levels.
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Bingo: as used in this chapter , means a game conducted only in the county within which the organization is principally located in which prizes are awarded on the basis of designated numbers or symbols on a card conforming to numbers or symbols selected at random and in which no cards are sold except at the time and place of said game, when said game is conducted by a bona fide charitable or nonprofit organization, or if an agricultural fair authorized under chapters
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Cheating: as used in this chapter , means to:
  • Washington Code 9.46.196
  • City: means any city or town. See Washington Code 82.29A.020
  • Cogeneration facility: means any machinery, equipment, structure, process, or property, or any part thereof, installed or acquired for the primary purpose of the sequential generation of electrical or mechanical power and useful heat from the same primary energy source or fuel. See Washington Code 80.04.010
  • Commercial: means related to or connected with buying, selling, bartering, or processing. See Washington Code 82.27.010
  • Commercial ferry: includes every corporation, company, association, joint stock association, partnership, and person, their lessees, trustees, or receivers, appointed by any court whatsoever, owning, controlling, leasing, operating, or managing any vessel over and upon the waters of this state. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Commercial stimulant: as used in this chapter , means an activity is operated as a commercial stimulant, for the purposes of this chapter, only when it is an activity operated in connection with an established business, with the purpose of increasing the volume of sales of food or drink for consumption on that business premises. See Washington Code 9.46.0217
  • Commission: means the utilities and transportation commission. See Washington Code 80.04.010
  • Commission: means the utilities and transportation commission. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Commission: as used in this chapter , means the Washington state gambling commission created in RCW Washington Code 82.29A.020
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: includes a corporation, company, association or joint stock association. See Washington Code 80.04.010
  • Corporation: includes a corporation, company, association, or joint stock association. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Credit bureau: An agency that collects individual credit information and sells it for a fee to creditors so they can make a decision on granting loans. Typical clients include banks, mortgage lenders, credit card companies, and other financing companies. (Also commonly referred to as consumer-reporting agency or credit-reporting agency.) Source: OCC
  • Credit report: A detailed report of an individual's credit history prepared by a credit bureau and used by a lender in determining a loan applicant's creditworthiness. Source: OCC
  • Cross examine: Questioning of a witness by the attorney for the other side.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Decedent: A deceased person.
  • Deed: The legal instrument used to transfer title in real property from one person to another.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of health. See Washington Code 80.04.010
  • Department: shall mean the department of revenue. See Washington Code 82.34.010
  • Department: means the department of licensing;
  • Washington Code 82.41.020
  • Department: means the department of licensing. See Washington Code 82.44.010
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Donee: The recipient of a gift.
  • Donor: The person who makes a gift.
  • Electrical company: includes any corporation, company, association, joint stock association, partnership and person, their lessees, trustees or receivers appointed by any court whatsoever (other than a railroad or street railroad company generating electricity solely for railroad or street railroad purposes or for the use of its tenants and not for sale to others), and every city or town owning, operating or managing any electric plant for hire within this state. See Washington Code 80.04.010
  • Electronic funds transfer: The transfer of money between accounts by consumer electronic systems-such as automated teller machines (ATMs) and electronic payment of bills-rather than by check or cash. (Wire transfers, checks, drafts, and paper instruments do not fall into this category.) Source: OCC
  • Emergency services communication system: means a multicounty or countywide communications network, including an enhanced 911 emergency communications system, which provides rapid public access for coordinated dispatching of services, personnel, equipment, and facilities for police, fire, medical, or other emergency services. See Washington Code 82.14B.020
  • Enhanced food fish: includes all species of food fish, except all species of tuna, mackerel, and jack; shellfish; and anadromous game fish, including by-products and parts thereof, originating within the territorial and adjacent waters of Washington and salmon originating from within the territorial and adjacent waters of Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, and all troll-caught Chinook salmon originating from within the territorial and adjacent waters of southeast Alaska. See Washington Code 82.27.010
  • Entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • Equitable: Pertaining to civil suits in "equity" rather than in "law." In English legal history, the courts of "law" could order the payment of damages and could afford no other remedy. See damages. A separate court of "equity" could order someone to do something or to cease to do something. See, e.g., injunction. In American jurisprudence, the federal courts have both legal and equitable power, but the distinction is still an important one. For example, a trial by jury is normally available in "law" cases but not in "equity" cases. Source: U.S. Courts
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • evidence of indebtedness: as used in this chapter , shall not include conditional sales contracts or purchase money chattel mortgages. See Washington Code 81.08.012
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Executor: A male person named in a will to carry out the decedent
  • Executrix: The female counterpart of an executor. See also
  • expiration date: means the earliest of:
  • Washington Code 82.65A.010
  • Facilities: means lines, conduits, ducts, poles, wires, cables, cross-arms, receivers, transmitters, instruments, machines, appliances, instrumentalities and all devices, real estate, easements, apparatus, property and routes used, operated, owned or controlled by any telecommunications company to facilitate the provision of telecommunications service. See Washington Code 80.04.010
  • facility: means a facility installed in an industrial, manufacturing, waste disposal, utility, or other commercial establishment which is in operation or under construction as of July 30, 1967. See Washington Code 82.34.010
  • Fair market value: The price at which an asset would change hands in a transaction between a willing, informed buyer and a willing, informed seller.
  • Federal Reserve System: The central bank of the United States. The Fed, as it is commonly called, regulates the U.S. monetary and financial system. The Federal Reserve System is composed of a central governmental agency in Washington, D.C. (the Board of Governors) and twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks in major cities throughout the United States. Source: OCC
  • Fee simple: Absolute title to property with no limitations or restrictions regarding the person who may inherit it.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Fishing derby: as used in this chapter , means a fishing contest, with or without the payment or giving of an entry fee or other consideration by some or all of the contestants, wherein prizes are awarded for the species, size, weight, or quality of fish caught in a bona fide fishing or recreational event. See Washington Code 9.46.0229
  • Foreclosure: A legal process in which property that is collateral or security for a loan may be sold to help repay the loan when the loan is in default. Source: OCC
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gambling: as used in this chapter , means staking or risking something of value upon the outcome of a contest of chance or a future contingent event not under the person's control or influence, upon an agreement or understanding that the person or someone else will receive something of value in the event of a certain outcome. See Washington Code 9.46.0237
  • Gambling device: as used in this chapter , means: (1) Any device or mechanism the operation of which a right to money, credits, deposits or other things of value may be created, in return for a consideration, as the result of the operation of an element of chance, including, but not limited to slot machines, video pull-tabs, video poker, and other electronic games of chance; (2) any device or mechanism which, when operated for a consideration, does not return the same value or thing of value for the same consideration upon each operation thereof; (3) any device, mechanism, furniture, fixture, construction or installation designed primarily for use in connection with professional gambling; and (4) any subassembly or essential part designed or intended for use in connection with any such device, mechanism, furniture, fixture, construction or installation. See Washington Code 9.46.0241
  • Gambling information: as used in this chapter , means any wager made in the course of and any information intended to be used for professional gambling. See Washington Code 9.46.0245
  • Gambling premises: as used in this chapter , means any building, room, enclosure, vehicle, vessel or other place used or intended to be used for professional gambling. See Washington Code 9.46.0249
  • Gambling record: as used in this chapter , means any record, receipt, ticket, certificate, token, slip or notation given, made, used or intended to be used in connection with professional gambling. See Washington Code 9.46.0253
  • Garnishment: Generally, garnishment is a court proceeding in which a creditor asks a court to order a third party who owes money to the debtor or otherwise holds assets belonging to the debtor to turn over to the creditor any of the debtor
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grantor: The person who establishes a trust and places property into it.
  • Gross estate: The total fair market value of all property and property interests, real and personal, tangible and intangible, of which a decedent had beneficial ownership at the time of death before subtractions for deductions, debts, administrative expenses, and casualty losses suffered during estate administration.
  • Guarantor: A party who agrees to be responsible for the payment of another party's debts should that party default. Source: OCC
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Intangible property: Property that has no intrinsic value, but is merely the evidence of value such as stock certificates, bonds, and promissory notes.
  • Interconnected voice over internet protocol service line: means an interconnected voice over internet protocol service that offers an active telephone number or successor dialing protocol assigned by a voice over internet protocol provider to a voice over internet protocol service customer that has inbound and outbound calling capability, which can directly access a public safety answering point when such a voice over internet protocol service customer has a place of primary use in the state. See Washington Code 82.14B.020
  • Interest rate: The amount paid by a borrower to a lender in exchange for the use of the lender's money for a certain period of time. Interest is paid on loans or on debt instruments, such as notes or bonds, either at regular intervals or as part of a lump sum payment when the issue matures. Source: OCC
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Landed: means the act of physically placing enhanced food fish (a) on a tender in the territorial waters of Washington; or (b) on any land within or without the state of Washington including wharves, piers, or any such extensions therefrom. See Washington Code 82.27.010
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • leasehold interest: includes the rights of use or occupancy by others of property which is owned in fee or held in trust by a public corporation, commission, or authority created under RCW
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Licensee: means a motor carrier who has been issued a fuel tax license under a motor fuel tax agreement. See Washington Code 82.41.020
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lineal descendant: Direct descendant of the same ancestors.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Local exchange company: has the meaning ascribed to it in RCW Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Low-level radioactive waste site operating company: includes every corporation, company, association, joint stock association, partnership, and person, their lessees, trustees, or receivers appointed by any court whatsoever, owning, operating, controlling, or managing a low-level radioactive waste disposal site or sites located within the state of Washington. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Marital deduction: The deduction(s) that can be taken in the determination of gift and estate tax liabilities because of the existence of a marriage or marital relationship.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgage: The written agreement pledging property to a creditor as collateral for a loan.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Motor fuel: means all combustible gases and liquids used for the generation of power for propulsion of motor vehicles;
  • Washington Code 82.41.020
  • Motor vehicle: means all motor vehicles, trailers and semitrailers used, or of the type designed primarily to be used, upon the public streets and highways, for the convenience or pleasure of the owner, or for the conveyance, for hire or otherwise, of persons or property, including fixed loads and facilities for human habitation; but shall not include (a) vehicles carrying exempt licenses, (b) dock and warehouse tractors and their cars or trailers, lumber carriers of the type known as spiders, and all other automotive equipment not designed primarily for use upon public streets, or highways, (c) motor vehicles or their trailers used entirely upon private property, (d) mobile homes and travel trailers as defined in RCW
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Player: as used in this chapter , means a natural person who engages, on equal terms with the other participants, and solely as a contestant or bettor, in any form of gambling in which no person may receive or become entitled to receive any profit therefrom other than personal gambling winnings, and without otherwise rendering any material assistance to the establishment, conduct or operation of a particular gambling activity. See Washington Code 9.46.0265
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Possession: means the control of enhanced food fish by the owner and includes both actual and constructive possession. See Washington Code 82.27.010
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Prepaid wireless telecommunications service: means a telecommunications service that provides the right to use mobile wireless service as well as other nontelecommunications services including the download of digital products delivered electronically, content, and ancillary services, which must be paid for in full in advance and sold in predetermined units or dollars of which the number declines with use in a known amount. See Washington Code 82.14B.020
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Product lease: as used in this chapter means a lease of property for use in the production of agricultural or marine products, not including the production of marijuana as defined in RCW Washington Code 81.08.010
  • Public service company: as used in this chapter , means every common carrier subject to regulation as to rates and service by the utilities and transportation commission under the provisions of this title. See Washington Code 81.12.010
  • Public service company: means every corporation engaged in business as a common carrier and subject to regulation as to rates and service by the utilities and transportation commission under this title. See Washington Code 81.16.010
  • public service company: means any person, firm, association, or corporation, whether public or private, operating a utility or public service enterprise subject in any respect to regulation by the utilities and transportation commission under the provisions of this title or Title Washington Code 82.29A.020
  • pull-tabs: as used in this chapter , shall be given their usual and ordinary meaning as of July 16, 1973, except that such definition may be revised by the commission pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to this chapter. See Washington Code 9.46.0273
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Radio access line: means the telephone number assigned to or used by a subscriber for two-way local wireless voice service available to the public for hire from a radio communications service company. See Washington Code 82.14B.020
  • Radio communications service company: has the meaning ascribed to it in RCW Source: FDIC
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail transaction: means the purchase of prepaid wireless telecommunications service from a seller for any purpose other than resale. See Washington Code 82.14B.020
  • Revocable trust: A trust agreement that can be canceled, rescinded, revoked, or repealed by the grantor (person who establishes the trust).
  • Revolving credit: A credit agreement (typically a credit card) that allows a customer to borrow against a preapproved credit line when purchasing goods and services. The borrower is only billed for the amount that is actually borrowed plus any interest due. (Also called a charge account or open-end credit.) Source: OCC
  • Right of survivorship: The ownership rights that result in the acquisition of title to property by reason of having survived other co-owners.
  • Seller: means a person who sells prepaid wireless telecommunications service to another person. See Washington Code 82.14B.020
  • selling price: means the true and fair value of the property conveyed. See Washington Code 82.45.030
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Social card game: as used in this chapter means a card game that constitutes gambling and is authorized by the commission under RCW Washington Code 81.77.010
  • Solid waste collection company: means every person or his or her lessees, receivers, or trustees, owning, controlling, operating, or managing vehicles used in the business of transporting solid waste for collection or disposal, or both, for compensation, except septic tank pumpers, over any public highway in this state as a "common carrier" or as a "contract carrier";
  • Washington Code 81.77.010
  • State: means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, a foreign country, or a state or province of a foreign country;
  • Washington Code 82.41.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Statute of limitations: A law that sets the time within which parties must take action to enforce their rights.
  • Street railroad: includes every railroad by whatsoever power operated, or any extension or extensions, branch or branches thereof, for public use in the conveyance of persons or property for hire, being mainly upon, along, above, or below any street, avenue, road, highway, bridge, or public place within any one city or town, and includes all equipment, switches, spurs, tracks, bridges, right of trackage, subways, tunnels, stations, terminals, and terminal facilities of every kind used, operated, controlled, or owned by or in connection with any such street railroad, within this state. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Street railroad company: includes every corporation, company, association, joint stock association, partnership, and person, their lessees, trustees, or receivers appointed by any court whatsoever, and every city or town, owning, controlling, operating, or managing any street railroad or any cars or other equipment used thereon or in connection therewith within this state. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Subscriber: means the retail purchaser of telecommunications service, a competitive telephone service, or interconnected voice over internet protocol service. See Washington Code 82.14B.020
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • supervisor: means the economic and revenue forecast supervisor. See Washington Code 82.33.010
  • Switched access line: means the telephone service line which connects a subscriber's main telephone(s) or equivalent main telephone(s) to the local exchange company's switching office. See Washington Code 82.14B.020
  • Taxable rent: means contract rent as defined in (c) of this subsection in all cases where the lease or agreement has been established or renegotiated through competitive bidding, or negotiated or renegotiated in accordance with statutory requirements regarding the rent payable, or negotiated or renegotiated under circumstances, established by public record, clearly showing that the contract rent was the maximum attainable by the lessor. See Washington Code 82.29A.020
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Thing of value: as used in this chapter , means any money or property, any token, object or article exchangeable for money or property, or any form of credit or promise, directly or indirectly, contemplating transfer of money or property or of any interest therein, or involving extension of a service, entertainment or a privilege of playing at a game or scheme without charge. See Washington Code 9.46.0285
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Transportation of persons: includes any service in connection with the receiving, carriage, and delivery of persons transported and their baggage and all facilities used, or necessary to be used in connection with the safety, comfort, and convenience of persons transported. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Transportation of property: includes any service in connection with the receiving, delivery, elevation, transfer in transit, ventilation, refrigeration, icing, storage, and handling of the property transported, and the transmission of credit. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trust account: A general term that covers all types of accounts in a trust department, such as estates, guardianships, and agencies. Source: OCC
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.
  • User fees: Fees charged to users of goods or services provided by the government. In levying or authorizing these fees, the legislature determines whether the revenue should go into the treasury or should be available to the agency providing the goods or services.
  • Variable Rate: Having a "variable" rate means that the APR changes from time to time based on fluctuations in an external rate, normally the Prime Rate. This external rate is known as the "index." If the index changes, the variable rate normally changes. Also see Fixed Rate.
  • Vehicle: means every device capable of being moved upon a public highway and in, upon, or by which any solid waste is or may be transported or drawn upon a public highway, except devices moved by human or animal power or used exclusively upon stationary rail or tracks;
  • Washington Code 81.77.010
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.
  • Vessel: includes every species of watercraft, by whatsoever power operated, for public use in the conveyance of persons or property for hire over and upon the waters within this state, excepting all towboats, tugs, scows, barges, and lighters, and excepting rowboats and sailing boats under twenty gross tons burden, open steam launches of five tons gross and under, and vessels under five tons gross propelled by gas, fluid, naphtha, or electric motors. See Washington Code 81.04.010
  • Veto: The procedure established under the Constitution by which the President/Governor refuses to approve a bill or joint resolution and thus prevents its enactment into law. A regular veto occurs when the President/Governor returns the legislation to the house in which it originated. The President/Governor usually returns a vetoed bill with a message indicating his reasons for rejecting the measure. In Congress, the veto can be overridden only by a two-thirds vote in both the Senate and the House.
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.