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Regional jails.

(1) Regional jails may be created and operated between two or more local governments, or one or more local governments and the state, and may be governed by representatives from multiple jurisdictions.
(2) A jurisdiction that confines persons prior to conviction in a regional jail in another county is responsible for providing private telephone, videoconferencing, or in-person contact between the defendant and his or her public defense counsel.
(3) The creation and operation of any regional jail must comply with the interlocal cooperation act described in chapter 39.34 RCW.
(4) Nothing in this section prevents counties and cities from contracting for jail services as described in RCW 70.48.090.
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