2005 Revised Code of Washington - Title 44 — State government — legislative

Chapters

  • 44.04  General provisions.
  • 44.05  Washington State Redistricting Act.
  • 44.07D  Legislative districts and apportionment.
  • 44.16  Legislative inquiry.
  • 44.20  Session laws.
  • 44.28  Joint legislative audit and review committee.
  • 44.39  Joint committee on energy supply and energy conservation.
  • 44.40  Joint transportation committee.
  • 44.44  Office of state actuary -- Select committee on pension policy.
  • 44.48  Legislative evaluation and accountability program committee.
  • 44.55  Joint legislative oversight committee on trade policy.
  • 44.68  Joint legislative systems administrative committee.
  • Notes:

      Adjournments: State Constitution Art. 2 § 11.

      Administrative rules, review by rules review committee of the legislature: RCW 34.05.610 through 34.05.660.

      Annual and special sessions: State Constitution Art. 2 § 12.

      Apportionment: State Constitution Art. 22.

      Attorney general, legal adviser for legislature: RCW 43.10.030.

      Bills
         drafting service maintained by code reviser: RCW 1.08.027.
         origin and amendment: State Constitution Art. 2 § 20.
         passage, requirements for: State Constitution Art. 2 § 22.
         printing of bills by public printer: RCW 43.78.030.
         private interest in: State Constitution Art. 2 § 30.
         style: State Constitution Art. 2 § 18.
         time for introduction of: State Constitution Art. 2 § 36.
         to embrace one subject: State Constitution Art. 2 § 19.

      Bribery or corrupt solicitation of legislators: State Constitution Art. 2 § 30.

      Campaign financing, disclosure of: Chapter 42.17 RCW.

      Census, to provide for: State Constitution Art. 2 § 3.

      Commission on uniform legislation: Chapter 43.56 RCW.

      Compelling attendance: State Constitution Art. 2 § 8.

      Compensation of members
         amount of: RCW 43.03.010.
         appointees to office of state legislator: RCW 43.03.015.
         extra compensation prohibited: State Constitution Art. 2 § 25.
         how determined: State Constitution Art. 28 § 1.

      Compensation of state officers, legislature to determine: State Constitution Art. 28 § 1.

      Composition: State Constitution Art. 2 § 2.

      Constitutional provisions relating to legislature: State Constitution Art. 2.

      Contempt of legislature, how punished: State Constitution Art. 2 § 9.

      Contested elections of state elective officers, legislature to decide: State Constitution Art. 3 § 4.

      Continuity of government act: Chapter 42.14 RCW.

      Council for the prevention of child abuse and neglect, legislators as ex officio members: RCW 43.121.020.

      Counties
         government, legislature to provide for: State Constitution Art. 11 § 4.
         officers, legislature to provide for and fix compensation: State Constitution Art. 11 § 5; Art. 11 § 8.

      Crimes relating to legislature: Chapter 9.55 RCW.

      Elections
         certification to legislature of returns: RCW 43.07.030.
         judges of own election and qualifications: State Constitution Art. 2 § 8.
         officers of legislature: State Constitution Art. 2 § 10.
         qualifications of legislators: State Constitution Art. 2 § 7.
         registration laws, legislature to enact: State Constitution Art. 6 § 7.
         representatives: State Constitution Art. 2 § 4.
         secrecy of voting, legislature to provide for: State Constitution Art. 6 § 6.
         senators: State Constitution Art. 2 § 6.
         time for holding: State Constitution Art. 2 § 5.
         voice vote required: State Constitution Art. 2 § 27.

      Ethics in public service act: Chapter 42.52 RCW.

      Expulsion of member: State Constitution Art. 2 § 9.

      Extraordinary sessions convened by governor: State Constitution Art. 3 § 7.

      Financial disclosure by members: Chapter 42.17 RCW.

      Fiscal notes on legislation: Chapter 43.88A RCW.

      Free transportation prohibited: State Constitution Art. 2 § 39; Art. 12 § 20.

      Freedom of debate: State Constitution Art. 2 § 17.

      Governor-elect, appropriation for office and staff: RCW 43.06.055.

      Governor's message to legislature: State Constitution Art. 3 § 6.

      Harbor line commission, legislature shall provide for: State Constitution Art. 15 § 1.

      Health professions, legislation regulating: Chapter 18.120 RCW.

      Homestead and other property exemptions of families, legislature to protect: State Constitution Art. 19 § 1.

      Hospitalization and medical aid for public employees and dependents -- Premiums, governmental contributions authorized: RCW 41.04.180, 41.04.190.

      Immunity of members from arrest: State Constitution Art. 2 § 16.

      Impeachment: State Constitution Art. 5 §§ 1, 2.

      Initiative and referendum: State Constitution Art. 2 § 1; chapter 29A.72 RCW.

      Joint administrative rules review committee: RCW 34.05.610 through 34.05.681.

      Journals
         distribution of copies: RCW 40.04.090.
         each house to keep: State Constitution Art. 2 § 11.
         entry of vote upon: State Constitution Art. 2 § 21.
         public printer to print and bind: RCW 43.78.030.
         secretary of state as custodian: RCW 43.07.040.

      Judiciary
         inferior courts, legislature to prescribe jurisdiction and powers of: State Constitution Art. 4 § 12.
         justices of the peace, number, powers, duties and jurisdiction to be fixed by legislature: State Constitution Art. 4 § 10.
         publication of supreme court opinions to be provided for by legislature: State Constitution Art. 4 § 21.
         supreme court judges, legislature may increase number: State Constitution Art. 4 § 2.

      Legislation
         effective date: State Constitution Art. 2 § 41.
         how signed: State Constitution Art. 2 § 32.
         limitation of amendments: State Constitution Art. 2 § 38.
         secretary of state custodian of acts, resolutions and journals: RCW 43.07.040.
         section amended must be set forth in full: State Constitution Art. 2 § 37.
         special legislation prohibited: State Constitution Art. 2 § 28.
         time limitation for introduction: State Constitution Art. 2 § 36.
         veto: State Constitution Art. 3 § 12.

      Legislators as retired state employees for insurance purposes: RCW 41.05.080.

      Legislature
         community college bonds, legislature may provide additional means for payment of principal and interest on: RCW 28B.50.400.
         studies on environmental problems by director of ecology: RCW 43.21A.130.
         workers' compensation, joint committee: See note following RCW 51.04.110.

      Limitations on holding other public office: State Constitution Art. 2 §§ 13, 14.

      Local government redistricting: Chapter 29A.76 RCW.

      Medicine and surgery, legislature to enact laws to regulate: State Constitution Art. 20 § 2.

      Microfilming of records to provide continuity of civil government: Chapter 40.10 RCW.

      Mileage: State Constitution Art. 2 § 23; RCW 43.03.010.

      Militia, legislature to provide for: State Constitution Art. 10 § 2.

      Misconduct of public officers: Chapter 42.20 RCW.

      Municipal corporations
         combined city and county, legislature to provide for: State Constitution Art. 11 § 16.
         incorporation, provisions for to be provided by legislature: State Constitution Art. 11 § 10.
         limitation on power of legislature to levy taxes upon: State Constitution Art. 11 § 12.
         local improvement by special assessments, legislature may provide: State Constitution Art. 7 § 9.

      Navigable waters, right to lease land for wharves, docks, etc., legislature to provide laws for: State Constitution Art. 15 § 2.

      Private interest of legislator in bill: State Constitution Art. 2 § 30.

      Privilege from arrest: State Constitution Art. 2 § 16.

      Qualifications of legislators: State Constitution Art. 2 § 7.

      Quorum: State Constitution Art. 2 § 8.

      Reapportionment: State Constitution Art. 2 § 3.

      Recall: State Constitution Art. 1 §§ 33, 34; chapter 29A.56 RCW.

      Records of legislature kept by secretary of state: State Constitution Art. 3 § 17.

      Reprieves, commutations, and pardons, governor to report to legislature: State Constitution Art. 3 § 11.

      Revised Code of Washington, legislators to receive copies of: RCW 1.08.070.

      Salaries: RCW 43.03.010.

      Schools, legislature to provide for: State Constitution Art. 9 § 2.

      Session laws
         delivery of copies for use of legislature: RCW 40.04.031.
         public printer to print and bind: RCW 43.78.030.
         secretary of state as custodian of acts and resolutions: RCW 43.07.040.

      Sessions, time for meeting, duration: State Constitution Art. 2 § 12.

      Soldiers' home, legislature to provide for: State Constitution Art. 10 § 3.

      Special sessions convened by legislature or governor: State Constitution Art. 2 § 12, Art. 3 § 7.

      State participation within student exchange compact programs -- Board to advise legislature: RCW 28B.76.650.

      Statute law committee, legislative membership on: RCW 1.08.001.

      Taxation
         deficiencies, legislature may provide for tax to pay: State Constitution Art. 7 § 8.
         limitation on legislature to tax municipal corporations: State Constitution Art. 11 § 12.
         limitations on state expenditures: Chapter 43.135 RCW.

      Vacancies
         acceptance of federal office vacates seat: State Constitution Art. 2 § 14.
         how filled: State Constitution Art. 2 § 15.
         term of person elected to fill: RCW 42.12.030.

      Veto: State Constitution Art. 3 § 12.

      Washington scholars' program, participation in: RCW 28A.600.010 through 28A.600.150.

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