CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
HOUSE BILL 2261
1992 Regular Session
Passed by the House February 11, 1992
Yeas 95 Nays 0
Speaker of the
House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 3, 1992
Yeas 46 Nays 0
I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 2261 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 2261
Passed Legislature - 1992 Regular Session
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1992 Regular Session
By Representatives Hine, McLean, Spanel, D. Sommers, Wynne, Orr and Haugen; by request of Joint Committee on Pension Policy
Prefiled 12/30/91. Read first time 01/13/92. Referred to Committee on Appropriations.
AN ACT Relating to membership of pension boards under chapter 41.18 RCW; and amending RCW 41.18.015.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 41.18.015 and 1961 c 255 s 11 are each amended to read as follows:
is hereby created in each fire protection district which qualifies under this
chapter, a firemen's pension board to consist of the following five members,
the chairman of the fire commissioners for said district who shall be chairman
of the board, the county auditor, county treasurer, and in addition, two
regularly employed ((
firemen)) or retired fire fighters elected
by secret ballot of the (( firemen)) employed and retired fire
fighters. Retired members who are subject to the jurisdiction of the pension
board have both the right to elect and the right to be elected under this
section. The first members to be elected by the (( firemen)) fire
fighters shall be (( for a term of one and two years, respectively, and
their successors shall be)) elected annually for a two-year term.
(( That)) The two (( firemen so)) fire fighter
elected members shall, in turn, select a third (( fireman)) eligible
member who shall serve in the event of an absence of one of the regularly
elected (( firemen)) members. In case a vacancy occurs in the
membership of the (( firemen)) fire fighter or retired members,
the members (( of the fire department)) shall in the same manner elect a
successor to serve (( his)) the unexpired term. The board may
select and appoint a secretary who may, but need not be a member of the board.
In case of absence or inability of the chairman to act, the board may select a
chairman pro tempore who shall during such absence or inability perform the
duties and exercise the powers of the chairman. A majority of the members of
said board shall constitute a quorum and have power to transact business.