|Passed by the House February 10, 2010|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 2, 2010
President of the Senate
I, Barbara Baker, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1913 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||61st Legislature||2010 Regular Session|
READ FIRST TIME 02/03/10.
AN ACT Relating to process servers; and amending RCW 18.180.010.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 18.180.010 and 1992 c 125 s 1 are each amended to read
(1) Except as provided in subsection (2) of this section, a person who serves legal process for a fee in the state of Washington shall:
(a) Be eighteen years of age or older;
(b) Be a resident of the state of Washington; and
(c) Register as a process server with the auditor of the county in which the process server resides or operates his or her principal place of business.
(2) The requirements ((
to register)) under subsection (1)(b) and
(c) of this section (( does)) do not apply to any of the following
(a) A sheriff, deputy sheriff, marshal, constable, or government employee who is acting in the course of employment;
(b) An attorney or the attorney's employees, who are not serving process on a fee basis;
(c) A person who is court appointed to serve the court's process;
An employee of a person who is registered under this section;)) A person who does not receive a fee or wage for serving