Wash. Rev. Code § 9A.36.050

Current through the 2019 Legislative Session
Section 9A.36.050 - Reckless endangerment
(1) A person is guilty of reckless endangerment when he or she recklessly engages in conduct not amounting to drive-by shooting but that creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury to another person.
(2) Reckless endangerment is a gross misdemeanor.

RCW 9A.36.050

1997 c 338 § 45; 1989 c 271 § 110; 1975 1st ex.s. c 260 § 9A.36.050.

Finding-Evaluation-Report-1997 c 338: See note following RCW 13.40.0357. Severability-Effective dates-1997 c 338: See notes following RCW 5.60.060. Finding-Intent-1989 c 271 §§ 102, 109, and 110: "The legislature finds that increased trafficking in illegal drugs has increased the likelihood of "drive-by shootings." It is the intent of the legislature in sections 102, 109, and 110 of this act to categorize such reckless and criminal activity into a separate crime and to provide for an appropriate punishment." [1989 c 271 § 108.] Application-1989 c 271 §§ 101-111: See note following RCW 9.94A.510. Severability-1989 c 271: See note following RCW 9.94A.510. Criminal history and driving record: RCW 46.61.513.