CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 2366
2002 Regular Session
Passed by the House February 15, 2002
Yeas 98 Nays 0
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 5, 2002
Yeas 44 Nays 4
I, Cynthia Zehnder, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 2366 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
President of the Senate
Governor of the State of Washington
Secretary of State
State of Washington
SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 2366
Passed Legislature - 2002 Regular Session
State of Washington 57th Legislature 2002 Regular Session
By House Committee on Appropriations (originally sponsored by Representatives Ogden, Woods, Romero, Skinner and Chase; by request of Secretary of State)
Read first time 02/07/2002. Referred to Committee on .
AN ACT Relating to funding and expenditures of the secretary of state; amending RCW 43.07.037, 40.14.020, and 42.17.710; adding new sections to chapter 43.07 RCW; and adding a new section to chapter 42.52 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1. RCW 43.07.037 and 1996 c 253 s 105 are each amended to read as follows:
secretary of state ((
and the council)) may solicit and accept
gifts, grants, conveyances, bequests, and devises, of real or personal
property, or both, in trust or otherwise, and sell, lease, exchange, invest, or
expend these donations or the proceeds, rents, profits, and income from the
donations except as limited by the donor's terms.
(2) Moneys received under the authority of this section may be used only for the following purposes:
(a) Conducting oral histories;
(b) Archival activities; and
(c) International trade hosting and missions.
(3) Moneys received under the authority of this section must be deposited in the oral history, archives, and international trade account established in section 2 of this act.
(4) The secretary of state shall adopt rules to govern and protect the receipt and expenditure of the proceeds.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 2. A new section is added to chapter 43.07 RCW to read as follows:
The oral history, archives, and international trade account is created in the custody of the state treasurer. All moneys received under RCW 43.07.037 must be deposited in the account. Expenditures from the account may be made only for the purposes of the oral history program in RCW 43.07.220 and section 3 of this act, the archives program under RCW 40.14.020, and international trade hosting and missions. Only the secretary of state or the secretary of state's designee may authorize expenditures from the account. An appropriation is not required for expenditures, but the account is subject to allotment procedures under chapter 43.88 RCW.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 3. A new section is added to chapter 43.07 RCW to read as follows:
The secretary of state may fund oral history activities through donations as provided in RCW 43.07.037. The activities may include, but not be limited to, conducting interviews, preparing and indexing transcripts, publishing transcripts and photographs, and presenting displays and programs. Donations that do not meet the criteria of the oral history program may not be accepted. The secretary of state shall adopt rules necessary to implement this section.
Sec. 4. RCW 40.14.020 and 1995 c 326 s 1 are each amended to read as follows:
All public records shall be and remain the property of the state of Washington. They shall be delivered by outgoing officials and employees to their successors and shall be preserved, stored, transferred, destroyed or disposed of, and otherwise managed, only in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. In order to insure the proper management and safeguarding of public records, the division of archives and records management is established in the office of the secretary of state. The state archivist, who shall administer the division and have reasonable access to all public records, wherever kept, for purposes of information, surveying, or cataloguing, shall undertake the following functions, duties, and responsibilities:
(1) To manage the archives of the state of Washington;
(2) To centralize the archives of the state of Washington, to make them available for reference and scholarship, and to insure their proper preservation;
(3) To inspect, inventory, catalog, and arrange retention and transfer schedules on all record files of all state departments and other agencies of state government;
(4) To insure the maintenance and security of all state public records and to establish safeguards against unauthorized removal or destruction;
(5) To establish and operate such state record centers as may from time to time be authorized by appropriation, for the purpose of preserving, servicing, screening and protecting all state public records which must be preserved temporarily or permanently, but which need not be retained in office space and equipment;
(6) To adopt rules under chapter 34.05 RCW:
(a) Setting standards for the durability and permanence of public records maintained by state and local agencies;
(b) Governing procedures for the creation, maintenance, transmission, cataloging, indexing, storage, or reproduction of photographic, optical, electronic, or other images of public documents or records in a manner consistent with current standards, policies, and procedures of the department of information services for the acquisition of information technology;
(c) Governing the accuracy and durability of, and facilitating access to, photographic, optical, electronic, or other images used as public records; or
(d) To carry out any other provision of this chapter;
(7) To gather and disseminate to interested agencies information on all phases of records management and current practices, methods, procedures, techniques, and devices for efficient and economical management and preservation of records;
(8) To operate a central microfilming bureau which will microfilm, at cost, records approved for filming by the head of the office of origin and the archivist; to approve microfilming projects undertaken by state departments and all other agencies of state government; and to maintain proper standards for this work;
(9) To maintain
necessary facilities for the review of records approved for destruction and for
their economical disposition by sale or burning; directly to supervise such
destruction of public records as shall be authorized by the terms of this
(10) To assist and train state and local agencies in the proper methods of creating, maintaining, cataloging, indexing, transmitting, storing, and reproducing photographic, optical, electronic, or other images used as public records;
(11) To solicit, accept, and expend donations as provided in RCW 43.07.037 for the purpose of the archive program. These purposes include, but are not limited to, acquisition, accession, interpretation, and display of archival materials. Donations that do not meet the criteria of the archive program may not be accepted.
Sec. 5. RCW 42.17.710 and 1993 c 2 s 11 are each amended to read as follows:
(1) During the period beginning on the thirtieth day before the date a regular legislative session convenes and continuing thirty days past the date of final adjournment, and during the period beginning on the date a special legislative session convenes and continuing through the date that session adjourns, no state official or a person employed by or acting on behalf of a state official or state legislator may solicit or accept contributions to a public office fund, to a candidate or authorized committee, or to retire a campaign debt.
(2) This section does not apply to activities authorized in RCW 43.03.037.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 6. A new section is added to chapter 42.52 RCW to read as follows:
This chapter does not prohibit the secretary of state or his or her designee from soliciting and accepting contributions to the oral history, archives, and international trade account under RCW 43.07.037.
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