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Gender neutral languageCode improvement.

The office of the code reviser, in consultation with the statute law committee, shall develop and implement a plan to correct gender-specific references throughout the Revised Code of Washington, submitting recommendations to the legislature annually pursuant to RCW 1.08.025. The revision shall be complete by June 30, 2015.

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IntentFinding2007 c 218: "It is the intent of the legislature to make technical changes throughout chapters 41.08, 41.12, 41.16, and 41.18 RCW with regard to gender-specific terminology. The legislature finds that gender-neutral terms must be used in accordance with RCW 44.04.210. This act is technical in nature and no substantive legal changes are intended or implied." [ 2007 c 218 § 1.]
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