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Chapter 18.53 RCW

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RCW Sections

18.53.005Legislative finding and declaration.
18.53.010Definition -- Scope of practice.
18.53.021License required.
18.53.030Temporary permit -- When issued.
18.53.035Credentialing by endorsement.
18.53.040Exemptions -- Exceptions -- Limitation.
18.53.050License renewal.
18.53.060License applicants -- Eligibility -- Qualifications -- Examinations -- Exception.
18.53.070Licensing -- Procedures, requirements, fees.
18.53.100Disciplinary action -- Grounds.
18.53.101Application of uniform disciplinary act.
18.53.140Unlawful acts.
18.53.145Unlawful advertising of indemnity benefits.
18.53.150Violations generally -- Penalty.
18.53.160Public aid ocular services -- Discrimination prohibited.
18.53.165Discrimination prohibited -- Legislative finding and declaration.
18.53.170Discrimination prohibited -- Acceptance of services by state agencies and subdivisions.
18.53.175Discrimination prohibited -- State agencies and subdivisions -- Officials and employees.
18.53.180Discrimination prohibited -- Agreements or contracts by state and subdivisions.
18.53.185Discrimination prohibited -- Costs immaterial.
18.53.190Discrimination prohibited -- Application of law.
18.53.200Privileged communications.
18.53.210Inactive license status.
18.53.900Short title -- 1919 c 144.
18.53.901Severability -- 1973 c 48.
18.53.910Severability -- 1919 c 144.
18.53.911Severability -- 1975 1st ex.s. c 69.
18.53.912Severability -- 1981 c 58.
18.53.920Repeal -- 1919 c 144.

Notes:

     Reviser's note: Certain powers and duties of the department of licensing and the director of licensing transferred to the department of health and the secretary of health. See RCW 43.70.220.

Health professions account -- Fees credited -- Requirements for biennial budget request -- Unappropriated funds: RCW 43.70.320.

Homeless person vision services: RCW 43.20A.800 through 43.20A.850.

Rebating by practitioners of healing professions prohibited: Chapter 19.68 RCW.