CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
HOUSE BILL 1732
1992 Regular Session
Passed by the House March 7, 1992
Yeas 96 Nays 0
Speaker of the
House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 3, 1992
Yeas 44 Nays 1
I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 1732 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
President of the Senate
Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.
Governor of the State of Washington
Secretary of State
State of Washington
HOUSE BILL 1732
AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE
Passed Legislature - 1992 Regular Session
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Representatives Appelwick, Winsley, Wineberry, Locke, Ferguson, Scott and Forner.
Read first time February 7, 1991. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
AN ACT Relating to warrant servers; and amending RCW 35.20.270.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 35.20.270 and 1977 ex.s. c 108 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
The position of warrant ((
server)) officer is hereby created (( within
the courts created by chapter 35.20 RCW)) and shall be maintained by the
city within the city police department. The number and qualifications of
(( said)) warrant (( servers)) officers shall be fixed by
ordinance, and their compensation shall be paid by the city.
Warrant (( servers)) officers shall be vested only with the
special authority to make arrests authorized by (( the)) warrants (( which
they have been directed to serve by courts created by chapter 35.20 RCW)) and
other arrests as are authorized by ordinance.
All criminal and civil process issuing out of courts created under this title
shall be directed to the chief of police of the city served by the court and/or
to the sheriff of the county in which the court is held and/or the warrant ((
of the court)) officers and be by them executed according to law in
any county of this state.
process of courts created under this title shall be executed outside the
corporate limits of the city served by the court unless the person authorized
said)) the process (( shall)) first contacts
the applicable law enforcement agency in whose jurisdiction the process is to
Upon a defendant being arrested in another city or county the cost of arresting
or serving process thereon shall be borne by the court issuing ((
process including the cost of returning the defendant from any county of the
state to the city.
Warrant (( servers)) officers shall not be entitled to
death, disability, or retirement benefits pursuant to chapter 41.26 RCW
on the basis of service as a warrant (( server)) officer as
described in this section.