2021 Revised Code of Washington
Title 9A - Washington Criminal Code
Chapter 9A.36 - Assault—Physical Harm.
9A.36.011 - Assault in the first degree.

RCW 9A.36.011 Assault in the first degree.

(1) A person is guilty of assault in the first degree if he or she, with intent to inflict great bodily harm:

(a) Assaults another with a firearm or any deadly weapon or by any force or means likely to produce great bodily harm or death; or

(b) Transmits HIV to a child or vulnerable adult; or

(c) Administers, exposes, or transmits to or causes to be taken by another, poison or any other destructive or noxious substance; or

(d) Assaults another and inflicts great bodily harm.

(2) Assault in the first degree is a class A felony.

[ 2020 c 76 § 16; 1997 c 196 § 1; 1986 c 257 § 4.]


Severability—1986 c 257: See note following RCW 9A.56.010.

Effective date—1986 c 257 §§ 3-10: See note following RCW 9A.04.110.

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