Washington Revised Code Title 79A. Public Recreational Lands § 79A.05.160. Police powers of designated officers employed by commission
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(1) Designated officers, employed by the commission, shall be vested with police powers to enforce the laws of this state:
(a) Within the boundaries of any state park, including lands owned, managed, or comanaged by the commission under lease or other agreement;
(b) In winter recreation facilities established and administered by the commission pursuant to RCW 79A.05.225(1)(a);
(c) On public roadways and public waterways bisecting the contiguous borders of any state park, including lands owned, managed, or comanaged by the commission under lease or other agreement;
(d) Upon the prior written consent of the sheriff or chief of police in whose primary territorial jurisdiction the exercise of the powers occur;
(e) In response to the request of a peace officer with enforcement authority; and
(f) When the officer is in fresh pursuit for an offense committed in the presence of the officer while the officer had police powers as specified in (a) through (e) of this subsection.
(2) The director may, under the provisions of RCW 7.84.140, enter into an agreement allowing officers of the department of natural resources, the department of fish and wildlife, and tribal law enforcement agencies on contiguous or comanaged property, to enforce certain civil infractions created under this title.
a. A registration may be revoked after notice and hearing upon a written finding of fact that the subdivider has:
(1) Failed to comply with the terms of a cease and desist order issued pursuant to subsection a. of section 16 of this act; 1
(2) Been convicted in any court for a crime or civil offense involving fraud, deception, false pretenses, misrepresentation, false advertising, dishonest dealing, or other like offense subsequent to the filing of the application for registration;
(3) Disposed of, concealed, or diverted any funds or assets of any person so as to defeat the rights of subdivision purchasers;
(4) Failed faithfully to perform any stipulation or agreement made with the commission as an inducement to grant any registration, to reinstate any registration, or to approve any promotional plan or public offering statement;
(5) Advertised his subdivision or responded to applications for his subdivision in a manner which was discriminatory on the basis of marital status, sex, race, creed, color, religion or national origin;
(6) Willfully violated any provision of this act or of a rule or regulation promulgated pursuant to section 23 of this act; 2 or
(7) Made intentional misrepresentation or concealed material facts in the documents and information submitted in the application filed for registration. Findings of fact, if set forth in statutory language, shall be accompanied by a concise and explicit statement of the underlying facts supporting the findings.
b. If the commission finds, after notice and hearing, that the subdivider has been guilty of a violation for which revocation could be ordered, it may, in lieu thereof, issue a cease and desist order pursuant to subsection a. of section 16 of this act.
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