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70A.40.030  <<  70A.40.040 >>   70A.40.050

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(1) The academy shall investigate, examine, and report on any subject of science requested by the governor, the governor's designee, or the legislature. The procedures for selecting panels of experts to respond to such requests shall be set forth in the bylaws or other appropriate operating guidelines. In forming review panels, the academy shall endeavor to assure that the panel members have no conflicts of interest and that proposed panelists first disclose any advocacy positions or financial interest related to the questions to be addressed by the panel that the candidate has held within the past ten years.
(2) The governor shall provide funding to the academy for the actual expense of such investigation, examination, and reports. Such funding shall be in addition to state funding assistance to the academy in its initial years of operation as described in *RCW 70.220.060.
[ 2005 c 305 § 4. Formerly RCW 70.220.040.]


*Reviser's note: RCW 70.220.060 was repealed by 2017 3rd sp.s. c 25 § 9.
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