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Powers and duties of secretary.

To carry out the purpose of this chapter, the secretary of health may:
(1) Abate as nuisances breeding places for mosquitoes as defined in RCW 17.28.170;
(2) Acquire by gift, devise, bequest, lease, or purchase, real and personal property necessary or convenient for carrying out the purpose of this chapter;
(3) Make contracts, employ engineers, health officers, sanitarians, physicians, laboratory personnel, attorneys, and other technical or professional assistants;
(4) Publish information or literature; and
(5) Do any and all other things necessary to carry out the purpose of this chapter: PROVIDED, That no program shall be permitted nor any action taken in pursuance thereof which may be injurious to the life or health of game or fish.


Severability1989 c 11: See note following RCW 9A.56.220.
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