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WAC 204-36-020

Definitions.

(1) Applicant means any person, firm, corporation or municipal corporation desiring to have a vehicle registered as an authorized emergency vehicle pursuant to RCW 46.37.194.
(2) Authorized emergency vehicle has the same meaning as defined in RCW 46.04.040.
(3) Burial, removal, or transit permit means a form, approved and supplied by the state registrar of vital statistics as described in chapter 70.58 RCW, identifying the name of the deceased, date and place of death, general information, disposition and registrar and sexton information.
(4) Digital signature means a signature in electronic format that is either a digitized image of a wet signature or a graphical representation of a handwritten signature which is under the exclusive control of the person signing the document.
(5) Electronic record means a record generated, communicated, received or stored by electronic means for use in an information system or for transmission from one information system to another.
(6) Funeral escort means a funeral procession provided in accordance with WAC 308-330-466 for the purpose of transporting human remains under a burial, removal, or transit permit issued in accordance with chapter 70.58 RCW for disposition, except as otherwise provided by law, in a cemetery or building dedicated exclusively for religious purposes.
(7) Geographic area means the city, county, state routes or interstate roads on which the vehicle will be operated under the authorized emergency vehicle permit if approved.
(8) Operator or driver. The term operator and the term driver, as used herein, means every person who is in actual physical control of an authorized emergency vehicle.
(9) Operation. The term operation, as used herein, is the driving or moving by any operator or driver upon a public highway of any vehicle that is equipped or has attached thereon any emergency equipment, the installation of which requires an authorized emergency vehicle permit, whether or not the emergency equipment is activated.
(10) Patrol means the Washington state patrol.
(11) Primary jurisdiction means lead department who has jurisdiction on the roads that the applicant wishes to use the emergency lighting on.
(12) Political subdivision means the individual who has authority over the applicant if the applicant is the chief law enforcement officer or fire chief.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.37.194. WSR 14-24-116, § 204-36-020, filed 12/3/14, effective 1/3/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.37.194 and 46.37.005. WSR 09-09-091, § 204-36-020, filed 4/16/09, effective 5/17/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.37.194. WSR 88-15-052 (Order 88-08-ESR), § 204-36-020, filed 7/18/88. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.37.005 and 46.37.194. WSR 79-02-085 (Order 7501A), § 204-36-020, filed 2/7/79; Order 7301, § 204-36-020, filed 2/5/73.]
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