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PDFWAC 230-03-140

Full and regular membership requirements.

(1) "Bona fide member" means the same thing as "bona fide active member." Bona fide members hold full and regular membership status.
(2) To have full and regular membership status in a Washington charitable or nonprofit organization, you must:
(a) Be at least eighteen years old, unless the organization:
(i) Has a primary purpose that is the development of youth; and
(ii) The only activity the organization conducts is raffles or amusement games, whether licensed or unlicensed; and
(iii) Has at least three members or advisors who are at least eighteen years old and who supervise the operation of the gambling activity; and
(iv) Has an adult member or advisor designated as the manager for the gambling activity; and
(b) Take part in at least one of the following activities of the organization:
(i) Attend at least one regular membership meeting per year; or
(ii) Vote for officers and/or board members; or
(iii) Help set policy by serving as a member of the board of directors or a similar policy setting position; or
(iv) Serve as a volunteer providing services or raising funds from nongambling sources; or
(v) Maintain a level of communication that demonstrates knowledge of the activities of the organization; and
(c) Live within one hundred miles of the main administrative offices of your organization which are located in Washington, or attend seventy-five percent of the organization's board meetings.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 9.46.070. WSR 09-09-065 (Order 643), § 230-03-140, filed 4/13/09, effective 7/1/09; WSR 06-07-157 (Order 457), § 230-03-140, filed 3/22/06, effective 1/1/08.]
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