1-06-030 - Description of central and field organization

1-06-030. Description of central and field organization

(1) The committee consists of eleven members. The committee employs a code reviser, who serves as its secretary, employs necessary staff for the office of the code reviser, and manages the daily operations of the office of the code reviser.

(2) Among the primary responsibilities of the agency is the duty to periodically codify, index, and publish the Revised Code of Washington and to revise, correct, and harmonize the statutes by means of administrative or suggested legislative action as may be appropriate. The agency is also the official bill drafting arm of the legislature and its various committees, and prepares for the legislature all bills, memorials, resolutions, amendments, and conference reports, which activities are pursued on a nonpartisan, professional, lawyer-client, confidential basis under RCW 1.08.027. The agency also produces the legislative digest and history of bills. Immediately following each session of the legislature, the committee indexes and publishes the session laws. The committee administers chapter 34.05 RCW, the Administrative Procedure Act, serving as official repository for the rules of the various state agencies and the institutions of higher education, and creating and publishing the Washington Administrative Code and the Washington State Register.

(Amended by WSR 17-24-026, Filed 11/28/2017, effective 12/29/2017)

Statutory Authority: RCW 1.08.110, 34.05.385, 1.08.001, and Executive Order 97-2. 06-16-019, § 1-06-030, filed 7/24/06, effective 8/24/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 1.08.110, 34.05.356, 34.05.385, and 34.08.030. 00-18-001, § 1-06-030, filed 8/23/00, effective 12/31/00; Order 8, § 1-06-030, filed 9/25/74, effective 10/25/74.

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