PDFRCW 43.20A.090

Deputy secretaryDepartment personnel directorAssistant secretariesAppointmentDutiesSalaries.

The secretary shall appoint a deputy secretary, a department personnel director and such assistant secretaries as shall be needed to administer the department. The deputy secretary shall have charge and general supervision of the department in the absence or disability of the secretary, and in case of a vacancy in the office of secretary, shall continue in charge of the department until a successor is appointed and qualified, or until the governor shall appoint an acting secretary. The officers appointed under this section, and exempt from the provisions of the state civil service law by the terms of *RCW 41.06.076, shall be paid salaries to be fixed by the governor in accordance with the procedure established by law for the fixing of salaries for officers exempt from the operation of the state civil service law.
[ 2017 3rd sp.s. c 6 § 811; 1994 sp.s. c 7 § 515; 1970 ex.s. c 18 § 7.]


*Reviser's note: RCW 41.06.076 expired June 30, 2005.
Effective date2017 3rd sp.s. c 6 §§ 102, 104-115, 201-227, 301-337, 401-419, 501-513, 801-803, and 805-822: See note following RCW 43.216.025.
Conflict with federal requirements2017 3rd sp.s. c 6: See RCW 43.216.908.
FindingIntentSeverability1994 sp.s. c 7: See notes following RCW 43.70.540.