Chapter 70.44 RCW

PUBLIC HOSPITAL DISTRICTS

Sections
Purpose.
Definitions.
Districts authorized.
Validation of existing districts.
Validation of districts.
ResolutionPetition for countywide districtConduct of elections.
Limitation on legal challenges.
Petition for lesser districtProcedure.
Petition for district lying in more than one countyProcedure.
ElectionsCommissioners, terms, districts.
Validity of appointment or election of commissionersCompliance with 1994 c 223.
Commissioner districtsResolution to abolishProposition to reestablish.
CommissionersVacancies.
Redrawn boundariesAssignment of commissioners to districts.
CommissionersCompensation and expensesInsuranceResolutions by majority voteOfficersRules.
Increase in number of commissionersProposition to voters.
Increase in number of commissionersCommissioner districts.
Increase in number of commissionersAppointmentsElectionTerms.
ChaplainsAuthority to employ.
Powers and duties.
Commissioners' meetings, proceedings, and deliberations concerning health care providers' clinical or staff privileges to be confidentialFinal action in public session.
Community revitalization financingPublic improvements.
SuperintendentAppointmentRemovalCompensation.
SuperintendentPowers.
SuperintendentDuties.
Plan to construct or improveGeneral obligation bonds.
BondsPaymentSecurity for deposits.
Contracts for material and workCall for bidsAlternative proceduresExemptions.
TreasurerDutiesFundsDepositariesSurety bonds, cost.
Change of district boundary lines to allow farm units to be wholly within one hospital districtNotice.
Consolidation of districts.
Annexation of territory.
Alternate method of annexationContents of resolution calling for election.
Alternate method of annexationPublication and contents of notice of hearingHearingResolutionSpecial election.
Alternate method of annexationConduct and canvass of electionNoticeBallot.
Withdrawal or reannexation of areas.
Contracting or joining with other districts, hospitals, corporations, or individuals to provide services or facilities.
Contracts for purchase of real or personal property.
Sale of surplus real property.
Lease of surplus real property.
Evaluation criteria and requirements for acquisition of district hospitals.
Disposal of surplus personal property.
Dividing a district.
Dividing a districtPlan.
Dividing a districtPetition to court, hearing, order.
Dividing a districtElectionCreation of new districtsChallenges.
Withdrawal of territory from public hospital district.
Rural public hospital districtsCooperative agreements and contracts.
Rural public hospital district defined.
Chapter not applicable to certain transfers of property.
SeverabilityConstruction1945 c 264.
SeverabilityConstruction1974 ex.s. c 165.
Savings1982 c 84.
Construction1945 c 264.
NOTES:
County hospitals: Chapter 36.62 RCW.
Limitation of indebtedness prescribed: RCW 39.36.020.
Tortious conduct of political subdivisions, municipal corporations and quasi municipal corporations, liability for damages: Chapter 4.96 RCW.
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