RULES OF COURT
STATE SUPREME COURT
[July 9, 2020]
IN THE MATTER OF THE SUGGESTED AMENDMENT TO CR 3—COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION
The Superior Court Judges' Association, having recommended the expeditious adoption of the suggested amendment to CR 3—Commencement of Action, and the Court having considered the suggested amendment, and having determined that the suggested amendment will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice;
Now, therefore, it is hereby
(a) That the suggested amendment as attached herto is expeditiously adopted.
(b) That pursuant to the emergency provisions of GR 9 (j)(l), the suggestion amendment will be published expeditiously in the Washington Reports and will become effective upon publication.
dated at Olympia, Washington this 9th day of July, 2020.
Gordon McCloud, J.
SUGGESTED RULE CHANGE
CR3 - COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION
(a) - (d) (Unchanged.)
(e) Debt Collection. No debtor shall be served with a summons and complaint unless the summons and complaint have been filed with the court and bear the case number assigned by the court. [Reserved. See RCW 19.16.250.]