The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.

     (1) “Business days” means Monday through Friday except official state holidays.

     (2) “Department” means the department of health.

     (3) “Electronic approval” or “electronically approve” means approving the content of an electronically filed vital record through the processes provided by the department. Electronic approval processes shall be consistent with policies, standards, and procedures developed by the information services board under *RCW 43.105.041.

     (4) “Embalmer” means a person licensed as required in chapter 18.39 RCW and defined in RCW 18.39.010.

     (5) “Funeral director” means a person licensed as required in chapter 18.39 RCW and defined in RCW 18.39.010.

     (6) “Vital records” means records of birth, death, fetal death, marriage, dissolution, annulment, and legal separation, as maintained under the supervision of the state registrar of vital statistics.

[2009 c 231 § 1; 2005 c 365 § 151; 1991 c 3 § 342; 1987 c 223 § 1.]

Notes:

     *Reviser’s note: RCW 43.105.041 was repealed by 2011 1st sp.s. c 43 § 1013 and was also amended by 2011 c 358 § 6.