(1) The secretary or his or her designee or the local health officer may declare a public health emergency. As limited by RCW 70.119A.040
, the department may impose penalties for violations of laws or regulations that are determined to be a public health emergency.
(2) As limited by RCW 70.119A.040
, the department may impose penalties for violation of laws or rules regulating public water systems and administered by the department of health.
[1993 c 305 § 1; 1991 c 304 § 3; 1989 c 422 § 6; 1986 c 271 § 3.]
Requirements effective upon adoption of rules—1991 c 304:
See note following RCW 70.119A.100