Chapter 38.52 RCW



HTMLPDF 38.52.005State military department to administer emergency management programLocal organizations authorized to change name.
HTMLPDF 38.52.010Definitions.
HTMLPDF 38.52.020Declaration of policy and purpose.
HTMLPDF 38.52.030DirectorComprehensive emergency management planStatewide 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.
HTMLPDF 38.52.037Comprehensive state mine rescue planSubmittal to legislature.
HTMLPDF 38.52.040Emergency management councilMembersAd hoc committeesRules reviewFunction as state emergency response commissionCybersecurity advisory committeeIntrastate mutual aid committee.
HTMLPDF 38.52.050Governor's general powers and duties.
HTMLPDF 38.52.070Local organizations and joint local organizations authorizedEstablishment, operationEmergency powers, proceduresCommunication plans.
HTMLPDF 38.52.073Communication plan status reportLife safety information communication report.
HTMLPDF 38.52.080Outside aidRights and liabilitiesClaims.
HTMLPDF 38.52.091Mutual aid and interlocal agreementsRequirements.
HTMLPDF 38.52.100AppropriationsAcceptance of funds, services, etc.
HTMLPDF 38.52.105Disaster response account.
HTMLPDF 38.52.107State hazard mitigation revolving loan account.
HTMLPDF 38.52.110Use of existing services and facilitiesImpressment of citizenryFirst informer broadcasters.
HTMLPDF 38.52.115Liability of federal, state, and local agencies, and employeesFacilitation of access of first informer broadcaster.
HTMLPDF 38.52.120Political activity prohibited.
HTMLPDF 38.52.140Status of civil service employee preserved.
HTMLPDF 38.52.150Orders, rules, regulationsEnforcementAvailabilityPenalty.
HTMLPDF 38.52.160Matching funds from political subdivision may be required.
HTMLPDF 38.52.170Plan for federal area.
HTMLPDF 38.52.180Liability for property damage, bodily injury, deathImmunityAssumption by stateIndemnificationImmunity from liability for covered volunteers.
HTMLPDF 38.52.190Compensation for injury or deathChapter exclusive.
HTMLPDF 38.52.195Exemption from liability while providing construction, equipment, or work.
HTMLPDF 38.52.1951Application of exemption from liability for architects and engineers.
HTMLPDF 38.52.198Emergency care, rescue, assistance, or recovery services in mine rescue or recovery workImmunity from liability.
HTMLPDF 38.52.200Liability for compensation is in lieu of other liabilityException.
HTMLPDF 38.52.205Claims arising from emergency management related activitiesFilingContents.
HTMLPDF 38.52.207Claims arising from emergency management related activitiesFilingConsideration, adjustment, settlement, etc., by directorEffect.
HTMLPDF 38.52.210Compensation boardsEstablished.
HTMLPDF 38.52.220Compensation boardsMeetingsClaims not necessitating board meeting.
HTMLPDF 38.52.230Compensation boardsAttendance of witnesses, oaths, rulesMembers uncompensated.
HTMLPDF 38.52.240Compensation boardsDuties as to compensation applications.
HTMLPDF 38.52.250Compensation boardsQuorumTransmittal of minutes, claimsAppeal to department.
HTMLPDF 38.52.260When compensation furnished.
HTMLPDF 38.52.270Minors entitled to benefits.
HTMLPDF 38.52.280Compensation and benefits limited by appropriation.
HTMLPDF 38.52.290Applicability of workers' compensation law.
HTMLPDF 38.52.300Right of action against third party.
HTMLPDF 38.52.310Coverage, classification, registration, of workers.
HTMLPDF 38.52.320Schedule of payments.
HTMLPDF 38.52.330Expenditures authorizedClaims, payment and dispositionAppeals.
HTMLPDF 38.52.340Benefits under other compensation plans.
HTMLPDF 38.52.350Benefits furnished under federal lawReduction of state benefits.
HTMLPDF 38.52.360Medical, surgical or hospital treatment.
HTMLPDF 38.52.370Medical, surgical or hospital treatmentReimbursement.
HTMLPDF 38.52.380State compensation denied if payment prevents federal benefits.
HTMLPDF 38.52.390Contracts or work on cost basis for emergency management activities.
HTMLPDF 38.52.400Search and rescue activitiesPowers and duties of local officials.
HTMLPDF 38.52.410Search and rescue activitiesDistribution of funds for compensation and reimbursement of volunteers.
HTMLPDF 38.52.420Model contingency plan for pollution control facilities and hazardous waste management.
HTMLPDF 38.52.430Emergency response caused by person's intoxicationRecovery of costs from convicted person.
HTMLPDF 38.52.440Assistance for persons with disabilities present at scene of emergencyAssessment and reportDefinitions.
HTMLPDF 38.52.500Statewide 911 telephone serviceFinding.
HTMLPDF 38.52.501Statewide 911 emergency communications serviceFindings.
HTMLPDF 38.52.505Statewide 911 emergency serviceAutomatic location identificationRules.
HTMLPDF 38.52.510Statewide 911 communications systemsFunding by countiesState patrol public safety answering point.
HTMLPDF 38.52.520State 911 coordination office.
HTMLPDF 38.52.525State 911 coordination officePublic education materials.
HTMLPDF 38.52.531911 advisory committee.
HTMLPDF 38.52.532911 advisory committeeAnnual legislative updateModernizationPublic safety answering points.
HTMLPDF 38.52.535State 911 coordination office and advisory committeeUniform national standards.
HTMLPDF 38.52.540911 account.
HTMLPDF 38.52.545Priorities for 911 funding.
HTMLPDF 38.52.550Emergency communications systems and informationImmunity from civil liability.
HTMLPDF 38.52.561911 calls from radio communications and interconnected voice over internet protocol service companiesTechnical and operational standards.
HTMLPDF 38.52.575Information in automatic number identification or automatic location identification database that is part of county 911 emergency communications systemOther information associated with county 911 emergency communications systemExemption from public inspection and copying.
HTMLPDF 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.
HTMLPDF 38.52.580State agency communication plan for emergencies and disastersCopy to legislatureReport.
HTMLPDF 38.52.590Disaster resilience program.
HTMLPDF 38.52.900Short title.
HTMLPDF 38.52.920Repeal and saving.
HTMLPDF 38.52.930Transfer of powers, duties, and functions to state military department.
HTMLPDF 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.