SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 2887






                        52nd Legislature

                      1992 Regular Session

Passed by the House February 18, 1992

  Yeas 56   Nays 42




Speaker of the

       House of Representatives


Passed by the Senate March 10, 1992

  Yeas 33   Nays 10



I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 2887 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.




President of the Senate

                               Chief Clerk



Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.





Governor of the State of Washington

                        Secretary of State

                       State of Washington



                            SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 2887



                     Passed Legislature - 1992 Regular Session



State of Washington              52nd Legislature             1992 Regular Session


By House Committee on Appropriations (originally sponsored by Representative Appelwick)


Read first time 02/11/92.  Raising appellate court filing fees.

     AN ACT Relating to appellate court filing fees; amending RCW 2.32.070; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.




     Sec. 1.  RCW 2.32.070 and 1987 c 382 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:

     The clerk of the supreme court and the clerks of the court of appeals shall collect the following fees for their official services:

     Upon filing his or her first paper or record and making an appearance, the appellant or petitioner shall pay to the clerk of said court a docket fee of ((one)) two  hundred ((twenty-five)) fifty dollars.

     For copies of opinions, twenty cents per folio:  PROVIDED, That counsel of record and criminal defendants shall be supplied a copy without charge.

     For certificates showing admission of an attorney to practice law five dollars, except that there shall be no fee for an original certificate to be issued at the time of his or her admission.

     For filing a petition for review of a court of appeals decision terminating review, ((one)) two hundred dollars.

     The foregoing fees shall be all the fees connected with the appeal or special proceeding.

     No fees shall be required to be advanced by the state or any municipal corporation, or any public officer prosecuting or defending on behalf of such state or municipal corporation.


     NEW SECTION.  Sec. 2.      This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect April 1, 1992.