Chapter 38.52 RCW



38.52.005State military department to administer emergency management programLocal organizations authorized to change name.
38.52.020Declaration of policy and purpose.
38.52.030DirectorComprehensive emergency management planStatewide enhanced 911 emergency communications networkState coordinator of search and rescue operationsState program for emergency assistanceState coordinator for radioactive and hazardous waste emergency response programsInteragency coordination and prioritization of continuity of operations planningCatastrophic incidents, program to provide information and education.
38.52.037Comprehensive state mine rescue planSubmittal to legislature.
38.52.040Emergency management councilMembersAd hoc committeesRules reviewFunction as state emergency response commissionIntrastate mutual aid committee.
38.52.050Governor's general powers and duties.
38.52.070Local organizations and joint local organizations authorizedEstablishment, operationEmergency powers, proceduresCommunication plans.
38.52.073Communication plan status reportLife safety information communication report.
38.52.080Outside aidRights and liabilitiesClaims.
38.52.091Mutual aid and interlocal agreementsRequirements.
38.52.100AppropriationsAcceptance of funds, services, etc.
38.52.105Disaster response account.
38.52.110Use of existing services and facilitiesImpressment of citizenryFirst informer broadcasters.
38.52.115Liability of federal, state, and local agencies, and employeesFacilitation of access of first informer broadcaster.
38.52.120Political activity prohibited.
38.52.140Status of civil service employee preserved.
38.52.150Orders, rules, regulationsEnforcementAvailabilityPenalty.
38.52.160Matching funds from political subdivision may be required.
38.52.170Plan for federal area.
38.52.180Liability for property damage, bodily injury, deathImmunityAssumption by stateIndemnificationImmunity from liability for covered volunteers.
38.52.190Compensation for injury or deathChapter exclusive.
38.52.195Exemption from liability while providing construction, equipment, or work.
38.52.1951Application of exemption from liability for architects and engineers.
38.52.198Emergency care, rescue, assistance, or recovery services in mine rescue or recovery workImmunity from liability.
38.52.200Liability for compensation is in lieu of other liabilityException.
38.52.205Claims arising from emergency management related activitiesFilingContents.
38.52.207Claims arising from emergency management related activitiesFilingConsideration, adjustment, settlement, etc., by directorEffect.
38.52.210Compensation boardsEstablished.
38.52.220Compensation boardsMeetingsClaims not necessitating board meeting.
38.52.230Compensation boardsAttendance of witnesses, oaths, rulesMembers uncompensated.
38.52.240Compensation boardsDuties as to compensation applications.
38.52.250Compensation boardsQuorumTransmittal of minutes, claimsAppeal to department.
38.52.260When compensation furnished.
38.52.270Minors entitled to benefits.
38.52.280Compensation and benefits limited by appropriation.
38.52.290Applicability of workers' compensation law.
38.52.300Right of action against third party.
38.52.310Coverage, classification, registration, of workers.
38.52.320Schedule of payments.
38.52.330Expenditures authorizedClaims, payment and dispositionAppeals.
38.52.340Benefits under other compensation plans.
38.52.350Benefits furnished under federal lawReduction of state benefits.
38.52.360Medical, surgical or hospital treatment.
38.52.370Medical, surgical or hospital treatmentReimbursement.
38.52.380State compensation denied if payment prevents federal benefits.
38.52.390Contracts or work on cost basis for emergency management activities.
38.52.400Search and rescue activitiesPowers and duties of local officials.
38.52.410Search and rescue activitiesDistribution of funds for compensation and reimbursement of volunteers.
38.52.420Model contingency plan for pollution control facilities and hazardous waste management.
38.52.430Emergency response caused by person's intoxicationRecovery of costs from convicted person.
38.52.440Assistance for persons with disabilities present at scene of emergencyAssessment and reportDefinitions.
38.52.500Statewide enhanced 911 serviceFinding.
38.52.501Statewide enhanced 911 serviceFindings.
38.52.505Statewide enhanced 911 serviceAutomatic location identificationRules.
38.52.510Statewide enhanced 911 serviceFunding by counties.
38.52.520State enhanced 911 coordination office.
38.52.525State enhanced 911 coordination officePublic education materials.
38.52.530Enhanced 911 advisory committee (as amended by 2010 1st sp.s. c 7).
38.52.530Enhanced 911 advisory committee (as amended by 2010 1st sp.s. c 19).
38.52.532Enhanced 911 advisory committeeAnnual legislative update.
38.52.535State enhanced 911 coordination office and advisory committeeUniform national standards.
38.52.540Enhanced 911 account.
38.52.545Priorities for enhanced 911 funding.
38.52.550Emergency communications systems and informationImmunity from civil liability.
38.52.561911 calls from radio communications and interconnected voice over internet protocol service companiesTechnical and operational standards.
38.52.575Information in automatic number identification or automatic location identification database that is part of county enhanced 911 emergency communications systemOther information associated with county enhanced 911 emergency communications systemExemption from public inspection and copying.
38.52.577Information from automatic number identification, automatic location identification database, or voluntarily submitted for inclusion in emergency notification systemExemption from public inspection and copying.
38.52.580State agency communication plan for emergencies and disastersCopy to legislatureReport.
38.52.900Short title.
38.52.920Repeal and saving.
38.52.930Transfer of powers, duties, and functions to state military department.
38.52.940ConstructionChapter applicable to state registered domestic partnerships2009 c 521.


Emergency volunteer health practitioners: Chapter 70.15 RCW.
Hazardous materials incidents, handling and liability: RCW 70.136.010 through 70.136.070.