HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 4218
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Representative Appelwick.
Read first time February 11, 1991. Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
BE IT RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE AND THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, IN LEGISLATIVE SESSION ASSEMBLED:
THAT, At the next general election to be held in this state there shall be submitted to the qualified voters of the state for their approval and ratification, or rejection, an amendment to Article IV, section 23 of the Constitution of the state of Washington to read as follows:
IV, section 23. There may be appointed in each county, by the judge
of the superior court having jurisdiction therein, one or more court
not exceeding three in number,)) who shall have
authority to perform like duties as a judge of the superior court at chambers,
subject to revision by such judge, to take depositions and to perform such
other business connected with the administration of justice as may be
prescribed by law. The number of court commissioners in each county shall
be determined by the legislative authority of that county.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That the secretary of state shall cause notice of the foregoing constitutional amendment to be published at least four times during the four weeks next preceding the election in every legal newspaper in the state.