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WPIC 50.63 School Bus—Definition

11 WAPRAC WPIC 50.63Washington Practice Series TMWashington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal

11 Wash. Prac., Pattern Jury Instr. Crim. WPIC 50.63 (5th Ed)
Washington Practice Series TM
Washington Pattern Jury Instructions--Criminal
January 2024 Update
Washington State Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions
Part VIII. Drugs and Controlled Substances
WPIC CHAPTER 50.60. Enhanced Sentence—Controlled Substance Violations
WPIC 50.63 School Bus—Definition
“School bus” means a vehicle that meets the following requirements: (1) has a seating capacity of more than ten persons including the driver; (2) is regularly used to transport students to and from school or in connection with school activities; and (3) is [owned and operated by any school district] [or] [privately owned and operated under contract or otherwise with any school district] for the transportation of students. The term does not include buses operated by common carriers in the urban transportation of students such as transportation of students through a municipal transportation system.
Use this instruction as applicable with WPIC 50.61 (Enhanced Sentence—Controlled Substance Violations Under RCW 69.50.435—No Statutory Defense—Special Verdict) or WPIC 50.61.01 (Enhanced Sentence—Controlled Substance Violations Under RCW 69.50.435—Statutory Defense—Special Verdict).
RCW 69.50.435.
The instruction combines the statutory definition of “school bus” with a definition contained in administrative regulations published by the superintendent of public instruction. See WAC 392-142-100 and WAC 392-143-010.
[Current as of November 2019.]
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