SENATE BILL 5004
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Senators L. Kreidler and Nelson.
Read first time January 14, 1991. Referred to Committee on Law & Justice.
AN ACT Relating to public records as evidence; and amending RCW 5.44.040.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 5.44.040 and 1891 c 19 s 16 are each amended to read as follows:
Copies of all records and documents on record or on file in the offices of the various departments of the United States and of this state or any other state or territory of the United States, when duly certified by the respective officers having by law the custody thereof, under their respective seals where such officers have official seals, shall be admitted in evidence in the courts of this state.