SENATE BILL 5290
State of Washington 57th Legislature 2001 Regular Session
By Senators Winsley, Rasmussen, Snyder, Swecker, Oke, Patterson, Shin, Costa, Gardner and Kastama
Read first time 01/18/2001. Referred to Committee on State & Local Government.
_1 AN ACT Relating to veterans memorial plaza; and adding a new
_2 section to chapter 79.24 RCW.
_3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
_4 NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 79.24
_5 RCW to read as follows:
_6 Subject to the approval of the state capitol committee, the
_7 department of general administration shall designate a portion of
_8 the east capitol site, in the vicinity of the Korean War memorial
_9 on the raised portion that forms the wall of the state parking
10 garage, as the veterans memorial plaza. The department of general
11 administration shall adopt rules allowing organizations, at their
12 own cost, to place memorials within the veterans memorial plaza
13 commemorating combat or peacekeeping action in which, under United
14 States or Washington state authority, military forces have been
15 deployed or served as direct support. The rules shall specify
16 requirements for memorial plaques, including a uniform size, type,
17 and material.
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