The RCW and WAC that directly relate to Animal Control Agency and Humane Societies:
Revised Code of Washington: RCW 18.92
RCW 69.41 Legend Drugs-Prescription Drugs
RCW 69.50 Uniform Controlled Substances Act
RCW 43.185a.010 Affordable Housing Programs
RCW 16.52.010 Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
WAC 246-933 Veterinary Board of Governors
WAC 246-935 Veterinary Technicians
WAC 246-937 Registered Veterinary Medication Clerks
WAC 16-86 Cattle and Bison Diseases in Washington State
WAC 16-70 Animal Diseases–Reporting
WAC 16-71 Equine Infectious Anemia
WAC 232-12 Permanent Regulations (Fish and Wildlife)
WAC 246-101 Notifiable Conditions
Washington Administrative Code (WAC)
A rule or Washington Administrative Code (WAC) is written to provide interpretive support for the individuals or entities to whom the rule applies. Department of Health rules are written and adopted by a board or commission, or the secretary of the Department of Health. Rules or WACs carry the full force of the law.
If the WAC you're looking for isn't listed, use the searchable database of all WACs on the legislative website.
The WACs that relate to:
|WAC 246-12||Administrative Procedures and Requirements for Credentialed Health Care Providers|
|WAC 246-15||Whistleblower Complaints in Health Care Settings|
|WAC 246-16||Standards of professional conduct|
Revised Code of Washington (RCW)
A statute or Revised Code of Washington (RCW) is written by the Washington State Legislature. Once legislation is signed by the governor, it becomes law.
The website for RCWs is a searchable database online. You may also access the state government website. If you're interested in obtaining a copy of any RCW, contact your local public library.
Other relevant RCWs are:
|RCW 19.68||Rebating By Practitioners of Healing Professions|
|RCW 18.130||Regulation of Health Professions - Uniform Disciplinary Act|
|RCW 26.44.030||Abuse of Children and Adult Dependent Persons|
|RCW 34.05||Administrative Procedures Act|
|RCW 42.56||Public Records Act|
|RCW 70.02||Medical Records-Health Care Information Access and Disclosure|
|RCW 70.225.020||Prescription Monitoring Program|
|RCW 74.34||Abuse of Vulnerable Adults|