Rule 6.2 Monetary Penalty Schedule for Infractions (b) Unscheduled Infractions. (1) Mandatory Liability Insurance Violations-Proof of Insurance. If a defendant who is charged with driving a motor vehicle without having proof of valid insurance pursuant to RCW 46.30, and that defendant presents satisfactory evidence that they have obtained valid insurance to the Clerk of the Court within 15 days of the date of the citation, for the vehicle the defendant was operating on the day he/she was cited, then the bail for the offense shall be reduced. If the defendant presents satisfactory evidence of valid insurance being in effect at the time the citation was issued, for the vehicle the defendant was operating, within 15 days of the date of the citation, then the offense shall be dismissed upon payment of the $25 administrative fee. (2) No Valid Operators License - Show License. If a defendant is charged with the infraction of driving a motor vehicle without having a valid driver's license issued to Washington residents pursuant to RCW 46.20.015, and that defendant presents a valid license or satisfactory evidence that the defendant has obtained a valid driver's license to the court clerk, then the bail for the offense shall be reduced and the defendant will be entitled to post and forfeit that penalty without the need to appear in court on that charge. (3) Expired Vehicle License. If a person charged with the violation of RCW 46.16.010.3.L (Expired Vehicle Registration Less than Two Months) or RCW 46.16.010.3.O (Expired Vehicle Registration Over Two Months) is able to provide proof prior to any scheduled hearing the person has subsequently obtained a valid registration then the penalty shall be reduced and a finding of committed entered. (4) Double Base Penalty. The base penalty for violations of RCW 46.61.440 (speeding in a school or playground zone) and RCW 46.61.527 (speeding in a construction zone) shall be determined by doubling the base penalty for Speeding as provided in IRLJ 6.2(d)(1) now in existence or as hereafter amended by the Supreme Court.
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