Chapter 35.38 RCW



HTMLPDF 35.38.010Designation of depositaries.
HTMLPDF 35.38.040Segregation of collateral.
HTMLPDF 35.38.050Treasurer's official bond not affected.
HTMLPDF 35.38.055City official as officer, employee, or stockholder of depositary.
HTMLPDF 35.38.060Definition"Financial institution."


Deposit of public funds: State Constitution Art. 11 § 15.
State fiscal agencies: Chapter 43.80 RCW.

Designation of depositaries.

The treasurer in all cities and towns shall annually at the end of each fiscal year, or at such other times as may be deemed necessary, designate one or more financial institutions which are qualified public depositaries as set forth by the public deposit protection commission as depositary or depositaries for the moneys required to be kept by the treasurer.


ConstructionSeverability1969 ex.s. c 193: See notes following RCW 39.58.010.
Liability of treasurers and state treasurer, public deposits: RCW 39.58.140.
Public depositaries, deposit and investment of public funds: Chapter 39.58 RCW.

Segregation of collateral.

Before any such designation shall entitle the treasurer to make deposits in any financial institution, each financial institution so designated shall segregate eligible securities as collateral as provided by RCW 39.58.050 as now or hereafter amended.


ConstructionSeverability1969 ex.s. c 193: See notes following RCW 39.58.010.

Treasurer's official bond not affected.

The foregoing provisions of this chapter shall in no way affect the duty of a city or town treasurer to give bond to the city or town for the faithful performance of his or her duties in such amount as may be fixed by the city or town council or other governing body by ordinance.
[ 2009 c 549 § 2075; 1965 c 7 § 35.38.050. Prior: (i) 1905 c 103 § 3; RRS § 5570. (ii) 1907 c 22 § 3; RRS § 5573.]

City official as officer, employee, or stockholder of depositary.

Whenever a financial institution is designated by the treasurer in accordance with the provisions of this chapter, as a depositary for funds to be kept by the treasurer of such city or town and such financial institution has filed and had approved a contract with such city or town and complied with chapter 39.58 RCW, such contract shall not be invalid by reason of any official of the city being also an officer, employee, or stockholder of such financial institution.

Definition"Financial institution."

"Financial institution," as used in the foregoing provisions of this chapter, means a branch of a bank engaged in banking in this state in accordance with *RCW 30.04.300, and any state bank or trust company, national banking association, stock savings bank, mutual savings bank, or savings and loan association, which institution is located in this state and lawfully engaged in business.


*Reviser's note: RCW 30.04.300 was recodified as RCW 30A.04.300 pursuant to 2014 c 37 § 4, effective January 5, 2015.