§ 34.05.001 Legislative intent
§ 34.05.010 Definitions
§ 34.05.020 Savings — Authority of agencies to comply with chapter — Effect of subsequent legislation
§ 34.05.030 Exclusions from chapter or parts of chapter
§ 34.05.040 Operation of chapter if in conflict with federal law
§ 34.05.050 Waiver
§ 34.05.060 Informal settlements
§ 34.05.070 Conversion of proceedings
§ 34.05.080 Variation from time limits
§ 34.05.090 Forest practices board — Emergency rules
§ 34.05.100 Respectful language
§ 34.05.110 Violations of state law or agency rule by small businesses — Notice requirements — Waiver of penalty for first-time paperwork violations
§ 34.05.120 Extension of rights and responsibilities — State registered domestic partnerships
§ 34.05.210 Code and register — Publication and distribution — Omissions, removals, revisions — Judicial notice
§ 34.05.220 Rules for agency procedure — Indexes of opinions and statements
§ 34.05.230 Interpretive and policy statements
§ 34.05.240 Declaratory order by agency — Petition
§ 34.05.250 Model rules of procedure
§ 34.05.260 Electronic distribution
§ 34.05.270 Agency web sites for rule-making information
§ 34.05.271 Department of fish and wildlife — Significant agency action — Identification and categorization of sources of information used
§ 34.05.272 Department of ecology — Significant agency action — Identification and categorization of sources of information used
§ 34.05.310 Prenotice inquiry — Negotiated and pilot rules
§ 34.05.312 Rules coordinator
§ 34.05.313 Feasibility studies — Pilot projects
§ 34.05.314 Rules development agenda
§ 34.05.315 Rule-making docket
§ 34.05.320 Notice of proposed rule — Contents — Distribution by agency — Institutions of higher education
§ 34.05.322 Scope of rule-making authority
§ 34.05.325 Public participation — Concise explanatory statement
§ 34.05.328 Significant legislative rules, other selected rules
§ 34.05.330 Petition for adoption, amendment, repeal — Agency action — Appeal
§ 34.05.335 Withdrawal of proposal — Time and manner of adoption
§ 34.05.340 Variance between proposed and final rule
§ 34.05.345 Failure to give twenty days notice of intended action — Effect
§ 34.05.350 Emergency rules and amendments
§ 34.05.353 Expedited rule making
§ 34.05.360 Order adopting rule, contents
§ 34.05.362 Postadoption notice
§ 34.05.365 Incorporation by reference
§ 34.05.370 Rule-making file
§ 34.05.375 Substantial compliance with procedures
§ 34.05.380 Filing with code reviser — Written record — Effective dates
§ 34.05.385 Rules for rule making
§ 34.05.390 Style, format, and numbering — Agency compliance
§ 34.05.395 Format and style of amendatory and new sections — Failure to comply
§ 34.05.410 Application of Part IV
§ 34.05.413 Commencement — When required
§ 34.05.416 Decision not to conduct an adjudication
§ 34.05.419 Agency action on applications for adjudication
§ 34.05.422 Rate changes, licenses
§ 34.05.425 Presiding officers — Disqualification, substitution
§ 34.05.428 Representation
§ 34.05.431 Conference — Procedure and participation
§ 34.05.434 Notice of hearing
§ 34.05.437 Pleadings, briefs, motions, service
§ 34.05.440 Default
§ 34.05.443 Intervention
§ 34.05.446 Subpoenas, discovery, and protective orders
§ 34.05.449 Procedure at hearing
§ 34.05.452 Rules of evidence — Cross-examination
§ 34.05.455 Ex parte communications
§ 34.05.458 Separation of functions
§ 34.05.461 Entry of orders
§ 34.05.464 Review of initial orders
§ 34.05.467 Stay
§ 34.05.470 Reconsideration
§ 34.05.473 Effectiveness of orders
§ 34.05.476 Agency record
§ 34.05.479 Emergency adjudicative proceedings
§ 34.05.4791 Secure community transition facility — Proceeding concerning public safety measures
§ 34.05.482 Brief adjudicative proceedings — Applicability
§ 34.05.485 Brief adjudicative proceedings — Procedure
§ 34.05.488 Brief proceedings — Administrative review — Applicability
§ 34.05.491 Brief proceedings — Administrative review — Procedures
§ 34.05.494 Agency record in brief proceedings
§ 34.05.510 Relationship between this chapter and other judicial review authority
§ 34.05.514 Petition for review — Where filed
§ 34.05.518 Direct review by court of appeals
§ 34.05.522 Refusal of review by court of appeals
§ 34.05.526 Appellate review by supreme court or court of appeals
§ 34.05.530 Standing
§ 34.05.534 Exhaustion of administrative remedies
§ 34.05.542 Time for filing petition for review
§ 34.05.546 Petition for review — Contents
§ 34.05.550 Stay and other temporary remedies
§ 34.05.554 Limitation on new issues
§ 34.05.558 Judicial review of facts confined to record
§ 34.05.562 New evidence taken by court or agency
§ 34.05.566 Agency record for review — Costs
§ 34.05.570 Judicial review
§ 34.05.574 Type of relief
§ 34.05.578 Petition by agency for enforcement
§ 34.05.582 Petition by others for enforcement
§ 34.05.586 Defenses, limitations on
§ 34.05.588 Enforcement of agency subpoena
§ 34.05.590 Incorporation of other judicial review provisions
§ 34.05.594 Review by higher court
§ 34.05.598 Frivolous petitions
§ 34.05.610 Joint administrative rules review committee — Members — Appointment — Terms — Vacancies
§ 34.05.620 Review of proposed rules — Notice
§ 34.05.630 Review of existing rules — Policy and interpretive statements, etc. — Notice — Hearing
§ 34.05.640 Committee objections to agency intended action — Statement in register and WAC — Suspension of rule
§ 34.05.650 Recommendations by committee to legislature
§ 34.05.655 Petition for review
§ 34.05.660 Review and objection procedures — No presumption established
§ 34.05.665 Submission of rule for review — State employees protected
§ 34.05.671 Reports — Advisory boards — Staff
§ 34.05.675 Inspection of properties — Oaths, subpoenas, witnesses, depositions
§ 34.05.681 Enforcement — Committee subpoena — Refusal to testify
§ 34.05.900 Captions and headings
§ 34.05.902 Effective date — Application — 1988 c 288

Terms Used In Washington Code > Chapter 34.05

  • Adjourn: A motion to adjourn a legislative chamber or a committee, if passed, ends that day's session.
  • Adjournment sine die: The end of a legislative session "without day." These adjournments are used to indicate the final adjournment of an annual or the two-year session of legislature.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Caucus: From the Algonquian Indian language, a caucus meant "to meet together." An informal organization of members of the legislature that exists to discuss issues of mutual concern and possibly to perform legislative research and policy planning for its members. There are regional, political or ideological, ethnic, and economic-based caucuses.
  • Committee membership: Legislators are assigned to specific committees by their party. Seniority, regional balance, and political philosophy are the most prominent factors in the committee assignment process.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • Hearsay: Statements by a witness who did not see or hear the incident in question but heard about it from someone else. Hearsay is usually not admissible as evidence in court.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Legislative session: That part of a chamber's daily session in which it considers legislative business (bills, resolutions, and actions related thereto).
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Oral argument: An opportunity for lawyers to summarize their position before the court and also to answer the judges' questions.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • person: may be construed to include the United States, this state, or any state or territory, or any public or private corporation or limited liability company, as well as an individual. See Washington Code 1.16.080
  • Pleadings: Written statements of the parties in a civil case of their positions. In the federal courts, the principal pleadings are the complaint and the answer.
  • Precedent: A court decision in an earlier case with facts and law similar to a dispute currently before a court. Precedent will ordinarily govern the decision of a later similar case, unless a party can show that it was wrongly decided or that it differed in some significant way.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Real property: Land, and all immovable fixtures erected on, growing on, or affixed to the land.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Remand: When an appellate court sends a case back to a lower court for further proceedings.
  • Reporter: Makes a record of court proceedings and prepares a transcript, and also publishes the court's opinions or decisions (in the courts of appeals).
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Transcript: A written, word-for-word record of what was said, either in a proceeding such as a trial or during some other conversation, as in a transcript of a hearing or oral deposition.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Venue: The geographical location in which a case is tried.