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Title 18 RCW

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BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS

Chapters

18.04Accountancy.
18.06Acupuncture and Eastern medicine.
18.08Architects.
18.09Attorneys-at-law.
18.11Auctioneers.
18.16Cosmetologists, hair designers, barbers, manicurists, and estheticians.
18.17Interstate counseling compact.
18.19Counselors.
18.20Assisted living facilities.
18.22Podiatric medicine and surgery.
18.25Chiropractic.
18.27Registration of contractors.
18.28Debt adjusting.
18.29Dental hygienists.
18.30Denturists.
18.32Dentistry.
18.33Dentist and dental hygienist compact.
18.34Dispensing opticians.
18.35Hearing and speech services.
18.35AAudiology and speech-language pathology interstate compact.
18.36Drugless healing.
18.36ANaturopathy.
18.39EmbalmersFuneral directors.
18.43Engineers and land surveyors.
18.44Escrow agent registration act.
18.46Birthing centers.
18.47Birth doulas.
18.50Midwifery.
18.51Nursing homes.
18.52Nursing home administrators.
18.52CNursing pools.
18.53Optometry.
18.54Optometry board.
18.55Ocularists.
18.56Corrective lens prescriptionsRemote technology.
18.57OsteopathyOsteopathic medicine and surgery.
18.59Occupational therapy.
18.64Pharmacists.
18.64APharmacy assistants.
18.71Physicians.
18.71APhysician assistants.
18.71BInterstate medical licensure compact.
18.71CPhysician assistant licensure compact.
18.71DAnesthesiologist assistants.
18.73Emergency medical care and transportation services.
18.74Physical therapy.
18.76Poison information centers.
18.79Nursing care.
18.80Interstate nurse licensure compact.
18.83Psychologists.
18.83APsychology interjurisdictional compact.
18.84Radiologic technologists.
18.85Real estate brokers and managing brokers.
18.86Real estate brokerage relationships.
18.88ANursing assistants.
18.88BLong-term care workers.
18.89Respiratory care practitioners.
18.92Veterinary medicine, surgery, and dentistry.
18.96Landscape architects.
18.100Professional service corporations.
18.104Water well construction.
18.106Plumbers.
18.108Massage therapists.
18.110Art dealersArtists.
18.118Regulation of business professions.
18.120Regulation of health professionsCriteria.
18.122Regulation of health professionsUniform administrative provisions.
18.130Regulation of health professionsUniform disciplinary act.
18.134Uniform telehealth act.
18.138Dietitians and nutritionists.
18.140Certified real estate appraiser act.
18.145Court reporting practice act.
18.155Sex offender treatment providers.
18.160Fire sprinkler system contractors.
18.165Private investigators.
18.170Security guards.
18.180Process servers.
18.185Bail bond agents.
18.190Operation as limited liability company.
18.195Consumer Access to Vision Care Act.
18.200Orthotic and prosthetic services.
18.205Substance use disorder professionals.
18.210On-site wastewater treatment systemsDesigner licensing.
18.215Surgical technologists.
18.220Geologists.
18.225Mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers.
18.227Behavioral health support specialists.
18.230Recreation therapy.
18.233Music therapists.
18.235Uniform regulation of business and professions act.
18.240Animal massage therapists.
18.250Athletic trainers.
18.260Dental professionals.
18.265Dental therapists.
18.270Fire protection sprinkler fitting.
18.280Home inspectors.
18.290Genetic counselors.
18.300Body art, body piercing, and tattooing.
18.310Appraisal management companies.
18.320Social workers.
18.321Social work licensure compact.
18.330Elder and vulnerable adult referral agency act.
18.340Military spousesProfessional licensing.
18.350Dental anesthesia assistants.
18.360Medical assistants.
18.370Tanning facilities.
18.380Applied behavior analysis.
18.390Continuing care retirement communities.
18.400Professional licensurePrevious criminal convictions.
18.410Professional license review act.
18.415Immigration and citizenship status.
18.420Certified peer specialists.

NOTES:

Alcoholic beverage control: Title 66 RCW.
Appointment of temporary additional members of boards and committees for administration and grading of examinations: RCW 43.24.065.
Attorneys: Chapter 2.44 RCW.
Automobiles
dealers licenses: Chapter 46.70 RCW.
drivers schools licensing: Chapter 46.82 RCW.
"Lemon Law": Chapter 19.118 RCW.
repair: Chapter 46.71 RCW.
tow truck operators: Chapter 46.55 RCW.
transportation companies: Title 81 RCW.
warranties, express: Chapter 19.118 RCW.
Business corporations and cooperative associations: Titles 23, 23B RCW.
Cities and towns, powers to regulate business: Title 35 RCW.
Coal mining: Title 78 RCW.
Collection agencies and out-of-state collection agencies: Chapter 19.16 RCW.
Consumer loan act: Chapter 31.04 RCW.
Credit unions: Chapter 31.12 RCW.
Discrimination: Chapter 49.60 RCW.
Drugs and cosmetics: Chapter 69.04 RCW.
Electricians: Chapter 19.28 RCW.
Farm labor contractors: Chapter 19.30 RCW.
Fishermen, commercial: Title 77 RCW.
Food products: Title 69 RCW.
Forests and forest products: Title 76 RCW.
Health care services: Chapter 48.44 RCW.
Mines, mineral and petroleum: Title 78 RCW.
Monopolies and trusts prohibited: State Constitution Art. 12 s 22.
Motor vehicles
businesses involving: Title 46 RCW.
"Lemon Law": Chapter 19.118 RCW.
Pawnbrokers: Chapter 19.60 RCW.
Regulatory fairness act: Chapter 19.85 RCW.
Retail installment sales of goods and services: Chapter 63.14 RCW.
Sales of personal property: Article 62A.2 RCW.
Student loan contracts: Chapter 26.30 RCW.
Suretyship: Chapter 19.72 RCW.
Vehicle wreckers: Chapter 46.80 RCW.