Full Statute Name:  West's Revised Code of Washington Annotated. Title 63. Personal Property. Chapter 63.10. Consumer Leases; Title 63. Personal Property. Chapter 63.14. Retail Installment Sales of Goods and Services; and Title 31. Miscellaneous Loan Agencies. Chapter 31.04. Consumer Loan Act.

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Primary Citation:  West's RCWA 63.10.070; West's RCWA 63.14.127; West's RCWA 31.04.430 Country of Origin:  United States Last Checked:  April, 2021 Date Adopted:  2019 Historical: 
Summary: In 2019, Washington enacted legislation prohibiting the sale of a dog or cat through an installment agreement. This resulted in three different new laws corresponding to different types of sales agreements. Essentially, a contract or retail installment contract entered into on or after July 28, 2019, to transfer ownership of a live dog or cat in which ownership is contingent upon the making of payments over a period of time subsequent to the transfer of possession of the live dog or cat is void and unenforceable.

West's Revised Code of Washington Annotated. Title 63. Personal Property. Chapter 63.10. Consumer Leases.

63.10.070. Dog or cat ownership contracts

A contract entered into on or after July 28, 2019, to transfer ownership of a live dog or cat in which ownership is contingent upon the making of payments over a period of time subsequent to the transfer of possession of the live dog or cat, or provides for or offers the option of transferring ownership of the dog or cat at the end of a lease term, is void and unenforceable.

Credits
[2019 c 340 § 1, eff. July 28, 2019.]


West's Revised Code of Washington Annotated. Title 63. Personal Property. Chapter 63.14. Retail Installment Sales of Goods and Services.

63.14.127. Retail installment contracts--Dog or cat as security interest

A retail installment contract entered into on or after July 28, 2019, that includes a live dog or cat as a security interest for the contract is void and unenforceable.

Credits
[2019 c 340 § 2, eff. July 28, 2019.]

 

West's Revised Code of Washington Annotated. Title 31. Miscellaneous Loan Agencies. Chapter 31.04. Consumer Loan Act.

31.04.430. Dog or cat purchase contracts

A contract entered into on or after July 28, 2019, for the payment to repay a loan for the purchase of a live dog or cat, where a security interest is granted in the dog or cat, is void and unenforceable.

Credits
[2019 c 340 § 3, eff. July 28, 2019.]

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