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Affirmative action. (Effective if Referendum Measure No. 88 is not approved at the November 2019 general election.)

For the purposes of this chapter, "affirmative action" means a procedure by which racial minorities, women, persons in the protected age category, persons with disabilities, Vietnam-era veterans, and disabled veterans are provided with increased employment opportunities. It shall not mean any sort of quota system.

Affirmative action. (Effective if Referendum Measure No. 88 is approved at the November 2019 general election.)

For the purposes of this chapter, "affirmative action" means, in addition to and consistent with the definition in RCW 49.60.400, a policy or procedure by which racial minorities, women, persons in the protected age category, persons with disabilities, Vietnam-era veterans, honorably discharged military veterans, and veterans with disabilities are provided with increased employment opportunities. It shall not mean any form of quota system.
[2019 c 160 § 4 (Initiative Measure No. 1000); 1985 c 365 § 4.]

NOTES:

Short titleIntentOffice of program research and senate committee servicesJoint memorandum and draft legislationSubject of Initiative Measure No. 1000 is diversity, equity, and inclusion2019 c 160 (Initiative Measure No. 1000): See notes following RCW 49.60.400.
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