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Chapter 43.06 RCW

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RCW Sections

43.06.010General powers and duties.
43.06.013Requests for nonconviction criminal history fingerprint record checks for agency heads -- "Agency head" defined.
43.06.015Interstate oil compact commission -- Governor may join.
43.06.020Records to be kept.
43.06.030Appointments to senate for confirmation -- Notice.
43.06.040Lieutenant governor acts in governor's absence.
43.06.050Powers and duties of acting governor.
43.06.055Governor-elect -- Appropriation to provide office and staff.
43.06.060Expense of publishing proclamations.
43.06.070Removal of appointive officers.
43.06.080Removal of appointive officers -- Statement of reasons to be filed.
43.06.090Removal of appointive officers -- Filling of vacancy.
43.06.092Gubernatorial appointees -- Continuation of service -- Appointments to fill vacancies.
43.06.094Gubernatorial appointees -- Removal prior to confirmation.
43.06.110Economic opportunity act programs -- State participation -- Authority of governor.
43.06.115Militarily impacted area -- Declaration by governor.
43.06.120Federal funds and programs -- Acceptance of funds by governor authorized -- Administration and disbursement.
43.06.130Federal funds and programs -- Payment of travel expenses of committees, councils, or other bodies.
43.06.150Federal funds and programs -- Participating agencies to notify director of financial management, joint legislative audit and review committee and legislative council -- Progress reports.
43.06.155Health care reform deliberations -- Principles -- Policies.
43.06.200Definitions.
43.06.210Proclamations -- Generally -- State of emergency.
43.06.220State of emergency -- Powers of governor pursuant to proclamation.
43.06.230State of emergency -- Destroying or damaging property or causing personal injury -- Penalty.
43.06.240State of emergency -- Disorderly conduct after emergency proclaimed -- Penalty.
43.06.250State of emergency -- Refusing to leave public way or property when ordered -- Penalty.
43.06.260State of emergency -- Prosecution of persons sixteen years or over as adults.
43.06.270State of emergency -- State militia or state patrol -- Use in restoring order.
43.06.335Washington quality award council -- Organization -- Duties.
43.06.338Washington marine resources advisory council.
43.06.350Foreign nationals or citizens, convicted offenders -- Transfers and sentences.
43.06.400Listing of reduction in revenues from tax exemptions to be submitted to legislature by department of revenue -- Periodic review and submission of recommendations to legislature by governor.
43.06.410State internship program -- Governor's duties.
43.06.415State internship program coordinator -- Rules.
43.06.420Undergraduate internship program -- Executive fellows program.
43.06.425Interns -- Effect of employment experience -- Rights of reversion -- Fringe benefits -- Sick and vacation leave.
43.06.435Interns -- Effect on full time equivalent staff position limitations.
43.06.450Cigarette tax contracts -- Intent -- Finding -- Limitations.
43.06.455Cigarette tax contracts -- Requirements -- Use of revenue -- Enforcement -- Definitions.
43.06.460Cigarette tax contracts -- Eligible tribes -- Tax rate.
43.06.465Cigarette tax agreement with Puyallup Tribe of Indians.
43.06.466Cigarette tax agreement -- Yakama Nation.
43.06.475Timber harvest excise tax agreements.
43.06.480Timber harvest excise tax agreements -- Quinault Nation.

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Appointing power
   accountancy board: RCW 18.04.035.
   administrator for the courts: RCW 2.56.010.
   board for architects: RCW 18.08.330.
   board of registration of professional engineers and land surveyors: RCW 18.43.030.
   board of tax appeals: RCW 82.03.020.
   center for volunteerism and citizen service: RCW 43.150.040.
   clemency and pardons board: RCW 9.94A.880.
   college district boards of trustees: RCW 28B.50.100.
   court of appeals vacancy: State Constitution Art. 4 § 30; RCW 2.06.080.
   criminal justice training commission: RCW 43.101.030.
   degree-granting institutions, attorney general participation: Chapter 28B.85 RCW.
   department of ecology, director of: RCW 43.21A.050.
   department of social and health services, secretary of: RCW 43.20A.040.
   directors of state departments and agencies: RCW 43.17.020.
   electrical advisory board members: RCW 19.28.311.
   energy facility site evaluation council: RCW 80.50.030.
   financial management, director: RCW 43.41.060.
   fish and wildlife commission: RCW 77.04.030.
   higher education facilities authority: RCW 28B.07.030.
   industrial insurance appeals board: RCW 51.52.010.
   investment board members: RCW 43.33A.020.
   judges of court of appeals, vacancy: State Constitution Art. 4 § 30; RCW 2.06.080.
   judges of superior court, vacancy: State Constitution Art. 4 § 5; RCW 2.08.120.
         vacancy resulting from creation of additional judgeship: RCW 2.08.069.
   justices of supreme court, vacancy: State Constitution Art. 4 § 3; RCW 2.04.100.
   license examining committee: RCW 43.24.060.
   militia officers: State Constitution Art. 10 § 2.
   optometry board members: RCW 18.54.030.
   Pacific marine fisheries commission, appointment of representatives to: RCW 77.75.040.
   pharmacy quality assurance commission: RCW 18.64.001.
   physical therapy board committee: RCW 18.74.020.
   podiatric medical board: RCW 18.22.013.
   pollution control hearings board of the state: RCW 43.21B.020, 43.21B.030.
   private vocational schools, attorney general participation: Chapter 28C.10 RCW.
   railroad police officers: RCW 81.60.010.
   real estate commission: RCW 18.85.021.
   recreation and conservation funding board: RCW 79A.25.110.
   regents of educational institutions: State Constitution Art. 13 § 1.
   state arts commission: RCW 43.46.015.
   state board for community and technical colleges: RCW 28B.50.050, 28B.50.070.
   state board of health: RCW 43.20.030.
   state college boards of trustees: RCW 28B.40.100.
   state patrol chief: RCW 43.43.020.
   statute law committee members: RCW 1.08.001.
   superior court vacancy: State Constitution Art. 4 § 5; RCW 2.08.069, 2.08.120.
   supreme court vacancy: State Constitution Art. 4 § 3; RCW 2.04.100.
   traffic safety commission: RCW 43.59.030.
   transportation commission members: RCW 47.01.051.
   uniform law commission: RCW 43.56.010.
   United States senator, filling vacancy in office of: RCW 29A.28.030.
   University of Washington board of regents: RCW 28B.20.100.
   utilities and transportation commission: RCW 80.01.010.
   vacancies in
         appointive office filled by: State Constitution Art. 3 § 13.
         court of appeals, filled by: State Constitution Art. 4 § 30; RCW 2.06.080.
         legislature, duties: State Constitution Art. 2 § 15.
         superior court, filled by: State Constitution Art. 4 § 5; RCW 2.08.069, 2.08.120.
         supreme court, filled by: State Constitution Art. 4 § 3; RCW 2.04.100.
   veterinary board of governors: RCW 18.92.021.
   visiting judges of superior court: RCW 2.08.140.
   Washington personnel resources board: RCW 41.06.110.
   Washington State University board of regents: RCW 28B.30.100.

Approval of laws: State Constitution Art. 3 § 12.

Associations of municipal corporations or officers to furnish information to governor: RCW 44.04.170.

Attorney general, advice to governor: RCW 43.10.030.

Board of natural resources member: RCW 43.30.205.

Bonds, notes and other evidences of indebtedness, governor's duties: Chapter 39.42 RCW.

Child welfare services, duty to determine whether to expand delivery by contractors: RCW 74.13.372.

Clemency and pardons board, established as board in office of governor: RCW 9.94A.880.

Collective bargaining negotiations for marine employees: RCW 47.64.170 and 47.64.175.

Commander-in-chief of state militia: State Constitution Art. 3 § 8.

Commissions issued by state, signed by: State Constitution Art. 3 § 15.

Commutation of death sentence, power to commute: RCW 10.01.120.

Continuity of government in event of enemy attack, succession to office of governor: RCW 42.14.020.

Driver license compact, executive head: RCW 46.21.040.

Election certificates issued for state and congressional offices by: RCW 29A.52.370.

Election of: State Constitution Art. 3 § 1.

Execution of laws: State Constitution Art. 3 § 5.

Extradition proceedings
   power and duties as to: RCW 10.34.030.
   warrant issued by: RCW 10.88.260.

Federal REAL ID Act of 2005, approval of attorney general legal challenge: RCW 46.20.1911.

Fines, power to remit: State Constitution Art. 3 § 11.

Forfeitures, power to remit: State Constitution Art. 3 § 11.

Highway
   construction bonds and coupons, governor to sign: Chapter 47.10 RCW.
   toll facility property sale, deed executed by: RCW 47.56.255.

Impeachment: State Constitution Art. 5 §§ 1, 2.

Indians, assumption of state jurisdiction, proclamation by governor: RCW 37.12.021.

Information in writing may be required from state officers: State Constitution Art. 3 § 5.

Interstate compact on juveniles, duties: Chapter 13.24 RCW.

Judges' retirement applications, doctors' examination report, approval and filing of: RCW 2.12.020.

Judicial officers
   extension of leave of absence of: State Constitution Art. 4 § 8.
   superior court, assignment to another county by: State Constitution Art. 4 §§ 5, 7.

Labor and industries, department, biennial report to governor: RCW 43.22.330.

Legal holidays
   designation of: RCW 1.16.050.
   proclamation process, applicability to courts: RCW 2.28.100.

Legislature
   extra session, may convene: State Constitution Art. 3 § 7.
   messages to: State Constitution Art. 3 § 6.
   vacancies, filled by: State Constitution Art. 2 § 15.

Local governmental organizations, actions affecting boundaries, etc., review by boundary review board: Chapter 36.93 RCW.

Marketing agreements or orders, annual audit of financial affairs under, governor to receive reports of: RCW 15.65.490.

Messages to legislature: State Constitution Art. 3 § 6.

Militia and military affairs
   commander-in-chief of militia: State Constitution Art. 3 § 8; RCW 38.08.020.
   compacts with other states for guarding boundaries: RCW 38.08.100.
   eminent domain for military purposes: RCW 8.04.170, 8.04.180.
   martial law, proclamation by, when: RCW 38.08.030.
   officers, commissioned by: State Constitution Art. 10 § 2.
   personal staff: RCW 38.08.070.
   rules promulgated by: RCW 38.08.090.
   strength, composition, training, etc., prescribed by: RCW 38.04.040.

Motor vehicle administration, annual report of director of licensing to go to: RCW 46.01.290.

OASI, agreement of state for participation of state and political subdivision employees, duties concerning: Chapter 41.48 RCW.

Oath of office: RCW 43.01.020.

Official bonds, approval of: RCW 42.08.100.

Pardons
   power to grant: RCW 10.01.120.
   report to legislature of: State Constitution Art. 3 §§ 9, 11.
   restrictions prescribed by law: State Constitution Art. 3 § 9.

Paroles, governor may revoke: RCW 9.95.160.

Protection for governor, lieutenant governor, and governor elect, duty of chief of state patrol to provide: RCW 43.43.035.

Puget Sound ferry and toll bridge system, governor's powers and duties relating to: Chapter 47.60 RCW.

Registry of governor's acts kept by secretary of state: RCW 43.07.030.

Remission of fines and forfeitures report to legislature with reasons: State Constitution Art. 3 § 11.

Reports to governor
   agricultural marketing agreements or orders, audits and financial reports: RCW 15.65.490.
   agricultural marketing legislation recommendations: RCW 15.64.010.
   agriculture director: RCW 43.23.130.
   annual report by state officers, etc., period covered: RCW 43.01.035.
   business license center: RCW 19.02.030.
   department of personnel: RCW 43.03.028.
   department of transportation, operation and construction activities: RCW 47.01.141.
   engineers and land surveyors board of registration: RCW 18.43.035.
   enrollment forecasts: RCW 43.62.050.
   financial management, director: RCW 43.88.160.
   fish and wildlife director: RCW 77.04.120.
   horse racing commission: RCW 67.16.015.
   human rights commission: RCW 49.60.100.
   indeterminate sentence review board: RCW 9.95.265.
   industrial insurance, violations: RCW 51.04.020.
   investment activities of state investment board: RCW 43.33A.150.
   judges of the supreme court to report defects or omissions in laws to: RCW 2.04.230.
   labor and industries director: RCW 43.22.330, 49.12.180.
   motor vehicle administration, director of licensing: RCW 46.01.290.
   state arts commission: RCW 43.46.070.
   state board for community and technical colleges: RCW 28B.50.070.
   state board of health: RCW 43.20.100.
   state officers: State Constitution Art. 3 § 5.
   state parks and recreation commission: RCW 79A.05.030.
   superintendent of public instruction, biennial report: RCW 28A.300.040.
   University of Washington board of regents: RCW 28B.20.130.
   veterans' rehabilitation council: RCW 43.61.040.

Reprieves
   power to grant: RCW 10.01.120.
   report to legislature: State Constitution Art. 3 § 11.

Residence at seat of government: State Constitution Art. 3 § 24.

Resignation by state officers and members of legislature made to: RCW 42.12.020.

Salaries of public officials, governor's duties: RCW 43.03.028 and 43.03.040.

Salary of governor, amount of: State Constitution Art. 28 § 1; RCW 43.03.010.

Sale of unneeded toll facility property, governor to execute deed: RCW 47.56.255.

School apportionment demands estimate certified to: RCW 28A.300.170.

Secretary of transportation, governor to fix salary of: RCW 47.01.031.

Security and protection for governor, lieutenant governor, and governor elect, duty of state patrol to provide: RCW 43.43.035.

State building authority member: Chapter 43.75 RCW.

State capitol committee member: RCW 43.34.010.

State finance committee member: RCW 43.33.010.

State parks, disposal of land not needed for park purposes, conveyance instruments executed by: RCW 79A.05.175.

State participation within student exchange compact programs -- Office to advise governor: RCW 28B.76.650.

Succession to governorship: State Constitution Art. 3 § 10.

Superior court judge, assignment to another county: State Constitution Art. 4 §§ 5, 7.

Supreme executive power vested in: State Constitution Art. 3 § 2.

Term of office: State Constitution Art. 3 § 2; RCW 43.01.010.

Toll bridge bonds, governor to countersign: RCW 47.56.140.

Toll bridges, improvement of existing bridge and construction of new bridge as single project, governor's powers and duties relating to: Chapter 47.58 RCW.

Traffic safety commission and programs, powers, duties and responsibilities of governor: Chapter 43.59 RCW.

Unanticipated receipts, governor as state's agent to receive: RCW 43.79.260.

Unemployment compensation, delinquent payments in lieu of contributions of political subdivisions, governor may withhold funds for: RCW 50.24.125.

Uniform interstate family support act
   extradition powers and duties: RCW 26.21A.650.
   governor defined for purposes of: RCW 26.21A.650.

United States senate, filling vacancy in: RCW 29A.28.030.

Vacancies
   in court of appeals: State Constitution Art. 4 § 30; RCW 2.06.080.
   in legislature, duties: State Constitution Art. 2 § 15.
   in office filled by: State Constitution Art. 3 § 13.
   in superior court: State Constitution Art. 4 § 5.
   in supreme court: State Constitution Art. 4 § 3.

Vacancy in office of governor
   election to fill: State Constitution Art. 3 § 10.
   succession to: State Constitution Art. 3 § 10.

Veto
   initiatives and referendums, power does not extend to: State Constitution Art. 2 § 1.
   power of: State Constitution Art. 3 § 12.

Voluntary action center, establishment by governor: RCW 43.150.040.

Washington scholars' program, participation in: RCW 28A.600.100 through 28A.600.150.

Water pollution control, powers and duties pertaining to: RCW 90.48.260, 90.48.262.