(1) "Death investigation budget"
shall mean the local jurisdiction's appropriation into the coroner or medical examiner budgets for the determination of cause and manner of death.
(2) "Local jurisdiction"
shall mean a city, town, or county of the state of Washington.
(3) "Multiple deaths involving multiple local jurisdictions"
shall mean that the deaths occurred in two or more geographically distinct local jurisdictions.
shall mean an event having a disproportionate fiscal impact, relative to the local jurisdiction's death investigation budget and which cannot be reasonably foreseen in the normal budget process.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.103.090 (1)(d). 03-22-012, § 218-10-015, filed 10/24/03, effective 12/1/03.]