Ombudsman office created — Appointment — Open and competitive contracting.
*** CHANGE IN 2013 *** (SEE 5077-S.SL) ***
The office of the ombudsman for workers of industrial insurance self-insured employers is created. The ombudsman shall be appointed by the governor and report directly to the director of the department. The office of the ombudsman may be openly and competitively contracted by the governor in accordance with *chapter 39.29 RCW but shall not be physically housed within the industrial insurance division.
[2007 c 281 § 1.]
| *Reviser's note: Chapter 39.29 RCW was repealed by 2012 c 224 § 29, effective January 1, 2013. See chapter 39.26 RCW.|