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Agencies responsible for enforcement of chapter.

(1) Primary enforcement responsibility of this chapter belongs with county sheriffs. However, other entities that may enforce this chapter include:
(a) The department;
(b) The Washington state patrol;
(c) County or municipal police forces;
(d) Authorized personnel of the United States forest service; and
(e) Authorized personnel of the department of fish and wildlife.
(2) The legislature encourages county sheriffs' offices to enter into interlocal agreements with these other agencies in order to receive additional assistance with their enforcement responsibilities.


FindingIntent2009 c 245: See note following RCW 76.48.011.
Severability1995 c 366: See note following RCW 76.48.021.
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