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Chapter 18.46 RCW

(Formerly Maternity homes)

RCW Sections

18.46.020License required.
18.46.030Application for license -- Fee.
18.46.040License -- Issuance -- Renewal -- Limitations -- Display.
18.46.050Actions against license.
18.46.055License suspension -- Nonpayment or default on educational loan or scholarship.
18.46.070Rules -- Time for compliance.
18.46.080Inspections -- Approval of new facilities.
18.46.090Information confidential.
18.46.110Fire protection -- Duties of chief of the Washington state patrol.
18.46.120Operating without license -- Penalty.
18.46.130Operating without license -- Injunction.
18.46.140Application of chapter to birthing centers operated by certain religious organizations.
18.46.900Severability -- 1951 c 168.

Abortion: Chapter 9.02 RCW.

Crimes relating to pregnancy and childbirth: RCW 9A.32.060.

Filing certificate of birth: RCW 70.58.080.

Record as to patients or inmates for purposes of vital statistics: RCW 70.58.270.