Chapter 9.84   CRIMES RELATING TO CHILDREN

Sections:


9.84.040   Contributing—Certain acts prohibited—Belief minor in representative capacity no defense.

Every person is guilty of a misdemeanor who:

A.

Admits to or allows to remain in any concert saloon, or in any place owned, kept, or managed by him or her where intoxicating liquors are sold, given away or disposed of, except a restaurant or dining room, any person under the age of twenty-one years; or

B.

Admits to, or allows to remain in any dancehouse, public pool or billiard hall, or in any place of entertainment injurious to health or morals, owned, kept or managed by him or her, any person under the age of twenty-one years; or

C.

Suffers or permits any such person to play any game of skill or chance, in any such place, or in any place adjacent thereto, or to be or remain therein, or admits or allows to remain in any reputed house of prostitution or assignation, or in any place where opium or any preparation thereof is smoked, or where any narcotic drug is used, any person under the age of twenty-one years; or

D.

Sells or gives, or permits to be sold or given to any person under the age of twenty-one years any intoxicating liquor, or to any person under the age of eighteen years any cigar, cigarette, cigarette paper or wrapper, or any tobacco in any form.

(Ord. 601 § 6 (part), 1996; Ord. 360 § 7 (part), 1987)

9.84.050   Child labor.

Every person who employs, and every parent, guardian or other person having the care, custody, or control of such child who permits to be employed by another any child under the age of fourteen years at any labor whatsoever, in or in connection with any store, shop, factory, mine or any inside employment not connected with farm or house work, without the written permission of a judge of a superior court of the county wherein such child may live, is guilty of a misdemeanor.

(Ord. 360 § 7 (part), 1987)

9.84.060   Certain types of child labor prohibited.

Every person shall be guilty of a misdemeanor who employs or causes to be employed, exhibits or has in his or her custody for exhibition or employment any minor actually or apparently under the age of eighteen years; and every parent, relative, guardian, employer or other person having the care, custody, or control of any such minor, who in any way procures or consents to the employment of such minor:

A.

In begging, receiving alms, or in any mendicant occupation; or

B.

In any indecent or immoral exhibition or practice; or

C.

In any practice or exhibition dangerous or injurious to life, limb, health or morals; or

D.

As a messenger for delivering letters, telegrams, packages or bundles, to any known house of prostitution or assignment.

(Ord. 360 § 7 (part), 1987)

9.84.070   Employment of truants—Permit.

No child under the age of fifteen years shall be employed by any person, company or corporation for any purpose, during the hours which the schools of the district in which such child resides are in session unless such child presents a certificate from the school board superintendent as provided in RCW 28A.27.010 excusing the said child from attendance in the public schools and setting forth the reason(s) for such excuse, the residence and age of said child, and the time for which such excuse is given. Every owner, superintendent, or overseer of any establishment, company or corporation shall keep such certificate on file so long as such child is employed by him or her. The form of such certificate shall be furnished by the superintendent of public instruction. Proof that any child is under fifteen years of age and is employed during any part of the period in which public schools of the district are in session, shall be deemed prima facie evidence of a violation of this section.

(Ord. 360 § 7 (part), 1987)

9.84.080   Defacing or injuring school property—Liability of parents or guardian.

Any pupil who defaces or otherwise injures school property, shall be liable to suspension and punishment. The parent or guardian of such pupil shall be liable for damages as otherwise provided by law.

(Ord. 360 § 7 (part), 1987)

9.84.090   Temporary restraining order or preliminary injunction—Enforcement—Notice of modification or termination of restraining order.

The city adopts by reference as though fully set forth herein RCW Section 26.44.063 as currently existing or as hereafter amended.

(Ord. 788 § 30, 2005)

9.84.100   Violation—Penalty.

The city adopts by reference as though fully set forth herein RCW Section 26.44.080 as currently existing or as hereafter amended.

(Ord. 788 § 31, 2005)

9.84.110   Violation of order—Penalties.

The city adopts by reference as though fully set forth herein RCW Section 26.50.110 as currently existing or as hereafter amended.

(Ord. 788 § 32, 2005)