"Trade association," as that term is used in RCW 42.17A.455
, means a membership organization of persons engaging in a similar or related line of commerce, organized to promote and improve business conditions in that line of commerce and not to engage in a regular business of a kind ordinarily carried on for profit and for which no part of net earnings inures to the benefit of any member.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110. 12-03-002, § 390-17-070, filed 1/4/12, effective 2/4/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 93-22-002, § 390-17-070, filed 10/20/93, effective 11/20/93.]