Hostels — Authority of political subdivisions to establish.
Any political subdivision of the state is authorized to establish hostels within its jurisdiction. The facilities and services shall include, but not be limited to:
(1) Short term sleeping accommodations including adequate restroom and bathing facilities; and
(2) Information and referral services, including, but not limited to availability of employment and health services.
Details of operations and regulations, including the establishment of appropriate fees to recover actual operating and maintenance costs, shall be within the discretion of the operating authority: PROVIDED, That the consumption of alcoholic beverages or the possession or use of a controlled substance in violation of chapter 69.50 RCW shall be prohibited.
[1977 ex.s. c 281 § 3. Formerly RCW 43.51.370.]