Chapter 9.94A RCW
Notwithstanding any other provision of state law, monthly payment or starting dates set by the court, the county clerk, or the department before or after the effective date of this section shall not be construed as a limitation on the due date or amount of legal financial obligations, which may be immediately collected by civil means and shall not be construed as a limitation for purposes of credit reporting. Monthly payments and commencement dates are to be construed to be applicable solely as a limitation upon the deprivation of an offender’s liberty for nonpayment.
[2004 c 121 § 4; 2003 c 379 § 22]
Effective date -- 2003 c 379: “Sections 13 through 19 and 21 through 27 of this act take effect October 1, 2003.” [2003 c 379 § 29(2).]
Severability -- 2003 c 379: "If any provision of this act or its application to any person or circumstance is held invalid, the remainder of the act or the application of the provision to other persons or circumstances is not affected." [2003 c 379 § 28.]
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