Washington State DUI

Driving Under the Influence Laws

RCW 46.61.517
Refusal of test — Admissibility as evidence.

The refusal of a person to submit to a test of the alcohol or drug concentration in the person's blood or breath under RCW 46.20.308 is admissible into evidence at a subsequent criminal trial.

[2001 c 142 § 1; 1987 c 373 § 5; 1986 c 64 § 2; 1985 c 352 § 21; 1983 c 165 § 27.]

Notes:
Legislative finding, purpose -- Severability -- 1987 c 373: See notes following RCW 46.61.502.

Severability -- 1985 c 352: See note following RCW 10.05.010.

Legislative finding, intent -- Effective dates -- Severability -- 1983 c 165: See notes following RCW 46.20.308.


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