RCW 49.60.215 Unfair practices of places of public resort, accommodation, assemblage, amusement. It shall be an unfair practice for any person or the person's agent or employee to commit an act which directly or indirectly results in any distinction, restriction, or discrimination, or the requiring of any person to pay a larger sum than the uniform rates charged other persons, or the refusing or withholding from any person the admission, patronage, custom, presence, frequenting, dwelling, staying, or lodging in any place of public resort, accommodation, assemblage, or amusement, except for conditions and limitations established by law and applicable to all persons, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person: PROVIDED, That this section shall not be construed to require structural changes, modifications, or additions to make any place accessible to a disabled person except as otherwise required by law: PROVIDED, That behavior or actions constituting a risk to property or other persons can be grounds for refusal and shall not constitute an unfair practice.

[1997 c 271 13; 1993 c 510 16. Prior: 1985 c 203 1; 1985 c 90 6; 1979 c 127 7; 1957 c 37 14.]


     Severability--1993 c 510: See note following RCW 49.60.010.

Denial of civil rights: RCW 9.91.010.