|Passed by the House March 11, 2003|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 16, 2003
President of the Senate
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 1837 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Governor of the State of Washington
Secretary of State
State of Washington
|State of Washington||58th Legislature||2003 Regular Session|
READ FIRST TIME 03/04/03.
AN ACT Relating to providing flexibility for fire protection districts; and amending RCW 52.02.020.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 52.02.020 and 1991 c 360 s 10 are each amended to read
(1) Fire protection districts for the provision of fire prevention services, fire suppression services, emergency medical services, and for the protection of life and property in areas outside of cities and towns, except where the cities and towns have been annexed into a fire protection district or where the district is continuing service pursuant to RCW 35.02.202, are authorized to be established as provided in this title.
(2) In addition to other services authorized under this section, fire protection districts that share a common border with Canada and are surrounded on three sides by water, may also establish or participate in the provision of health clinic services.