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RCW 44.04.210

Gender-neutral terms.

(1) All statutes, memorials, and resolutions enacted, adopted, or amended by the legislature after July 1, 1983, shall be written in gender-neutral terms unless a specification of gender is intended.

     (2) No statute, memorial, or resolution is invalid because it does not comply with this section.

[1983 c 20 § 3.]

Notes:

     Intent -- 1983 c 20: See note following RCW 43.01.160.

Number and gender in statutes: RCW 1.12.050.