Title 4: Disposition Procedures
IRLJ 4.1: NOTIFICATION TO DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING OF TRAFFIC INFRACTION
(a) Generally. Upon entry of judgment that a traffic infraction was committed the court shall forward to the Department of Licensing a copy of the notice of traffic infraction and an abstract of the court's order. Courts may forward case disposition information to the Department of Licensing via electronic means according to procedures established by the Department and the Administrator for the Courts.
(b) Parking, Standing, Stopping, or Pedestrian Infractions. The court shall not notify the Department of a parking, standing, stopping, or pedestrian infraction, except as allowed by RCW 46.20.270.
(c) Notice to Department When Failure To Appear Set Aside. If a judgment for a failure to appear in a traffic infraction case has been set aside, the Department shall be notified that it has been set aside and of the final disposition of the infraction upon entry of judgment.
[Adopted effective September 1, 1992; amended effective November 21, 2006; January 2, 2018.]
IRLJ 4.2: FAILURE TO PAY OR COMPLETE COMMUNITY RESTITUTION FOR TRAFFIC INFRACTION
(a) Failure To Pay or Complete Community Restitution. Unless the traffic infraction is a parking, standing, stopping, or pedestrian infraction, the court shall notify the Department within 10 days:
(1) If the defendant fails to pay the monetary penalty assessed after a hearing to contest the traffic infraction or a hearing to explain mitigating circumstances, or after a decision on written statements, if authorized by local court rule, or
(2) If the defendant fails to meet a time payment authorized by the court or fails to complete community restitution approved by the court.
(b) Notice to Department. The notice to the Department shall be in the form prescribed by the Department.
(c) Removal of the Failure To Pay or Complete Community Restitution. When the defendant has paid all monetary penalties owing, including completion of community restitution, the court shall notify the Department within 10 days of payment or of completion of community restitution on a form prescribed by the Department.
[Adopted effective September 1, 1992; amended effective January 3, 2006.]