WSR 98-11-002



[May 4, 1998]

WHEREAS, a civil disturbance is occurring in the City of Pullman on May 3, 1998, threatening citizens and property of Washington State;

WHEREAS, the City of Pullman has Proclaimed a State of Emergency and requested assistance law enforcement entities;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gary Locke, governor of the state of Washington, as a result of the aforementioned situation and under RCW 38.08, 38.52, and 43.06, do hereby proclaim that a state of emergency exists in the City of Pullman and direct the supporting plans and procedures to the Washington State Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan be implemented effective May 3, 1998. State agencies and departments are directed to utilize state resources and to do everything possible to assist affected political subdivisions in an effort to respond and recover from the event. I also hereby order into active service of the state of Washington National Guard, or such part thereof as may be necessary in the opinion of The Adjutant General to support and augment local law enforcement in civil disturbance activities in such manner as deemed necessary by The Adjutant General. Additionally, the Washington State Military Department, Emergency Management Division (EMD) is instructed to coordinate all event-related assistance to the affected areas.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the state of Washington to be affixed at Olympia, this 4th day of May, A.D., nineteen hundred and ninety-eight.
Gary Locke

Governor of Washington


Donald F. Whiting

Assistant Secretary of State

Legislature Code Reviser


Washington State Code Reviser's Office