SENATE BILL 5523
State of Washington 55th Legislature 1997 Regular Session
By Senators Wood, McDonald, Deccio, Hale, Hochstatter, Rossi, Oke, Morton, Swecker, Finkbeiner, Anderson and Horn
Read first time 01/29/97. Referred to Committee on Higher Education.
AN ACT Relating to higher education services contracts; and amending RCW 41.06.382.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 41.06.382 and 1979 ex.s. c 46 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
Nothing contained in this chapter shall prohibit any institution of
higher education, as defined in RCW 28B.10.016, or related board or the
joint center for higher education created in chapter 28B.25 RCW from
purchasing goods and services by contract with individuals or business
if such services were regularly purchased by valid contract at
such institution prior to April 23, 1979)): PROVIDED, That no such contract
may be executed or renewed if it would have the effect of terminating state-funded
permanent classified employees (( or classified employee positions
existing at the time of the execution or renewal of the contract)) employed
at the institution of higher education or related board, or the joint center
for higher education as of the effective date of this section.
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