2011 Washington Code
Title 13 Juvenile courts and juvenile offenders
13.60 Missing children clearinghouse.
13.60.120 Task force on missing and exploited children -- Advisory board.
The advisory board on missing and exploited children is established to advise the chief of the Washington state patrol on the objectives, conduct, management, and coordination of the various activities of the task force on missing and exploited children.
(1) The chief of the state patrol shall appoint five members to the advisory board: (a) One member shall be a county prosecuting attorney or a representative and shall be appointed in consultation with the elected county prosecutors; (b) two members shall be a municipal police chief and a county sheriff, or their representatives, and shall be appointed in consultation with the association of sheriffs and police chiefs under RCW 36.28A.010; (c) one member shall be a representative of the state patrol; and (d) one member shall be a representative of parents of missing or exploited children.
(2) A sixth member of the board shall represent and be appointed by the attorney general.
(3) To improve interagency communication and coordination, the chief of the state patrol shall invite representatives of federal law enforcement agencies and state social service agencies to participate in the advisory board.
(4) The members of the board shall be qualified on the basis of knowledge and experience as may contribute to the effective performance of the board's duties. The board shall elect its own chair from among its members. Meetings of the board may be convened at the call of the chair or by a majority of the members.
(5) The term of each member of the board shall be two years and shall be conditioned upon the member retaining the official position from which the member was appointed.
[1999 c 168 § 3.]
Short title -- 1999 c 168: See note following RCW 13.60.100.
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