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Powers and duties apply to department of social and health services and department of correctionsJoint exercise authorized. (Effective until July 1, 2019.)

As used in this chapter:
"Department" means the departments of social and health services and corrections; and
"Secretary" means the secretaries of social and health services and corrections.
The powers and duties granted and imposed in this chapter, when applicable, apply to both the departments of social and health services and corrections and the secretaries of social and health services and corrections for institutions under their control. A power or duty may be exercised or fulfilled jointly if joint action is more efficient, as determined by the secretaries.

NOTES:

Effective date1981 c 136: See RCW 72.09.900.
Effective dateSeverability1970 ex.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 43.20A.010.

Powers and duties apply to department of social and health services, department of children, youth, and families, and department of correctionsJoint exercise authorized. (Effective July 1, 2019.)

As used in this chapter:
"Department" means the departments of social and health services, children, youth, and families, and corrections; and
"Secretary" means the secretaries of social and health services, children, youth, and families, and corrections.
The powers and duties granted and imposed in this chapter, when applicable, apply to the departments of social and health services, children, youth, and families, and corrections and the secretaries of social and health services, children, youth, and families and corrections, for institutions under their control. A power or duty may be exercised or fulfilled jointly if joint action is more efficient, as determined by the secretaries.

NOTES:

Effective date2017 3rd sp.s. c 6 §§ 601-631, 701-728, and 804: See note following RCW 13.04.011.
Conflict with federal requirements2017 3rd sp.s. c 6: See RCW 43.216.908.
Effective date1981 c 136: See RCW 72.09.900.
Effective dateSeverability1970 ex.s. c 18: See notes following RCW 43.20A.010.
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