(1) Any part-time board, commission, council, committee, or other similar group which
is established by the executive, legislative, or judicial branch to participate in
state government and which functions primarily in an advisory, coordinating, or planning
capacity shall be identified as a class one group.
(2) Absent any other provision of law to the contrary, no money beyond the customary
reimbursement or allowance for expenses may be paid by or through the state to members
of class one groups for attendance at meetings of such groups.
(3)(a) No person designated as a member of a class one board, commission, council,
committee, or similar group may receive an allowance for subsistence, lodging, or
travel expenses if the allowance cost is funded by the state general fund. Exceptions may be granted under RCW 43.03.049. Class one groups, when feasible, shall use an alternative means of conducting a
meeting that does not require travel while still maximizing member and public participation
and may use a meeting format that requires members to be physically present at one
location only when necessary or required by law.
(b) Class one groups that are funded by sources other than the state general fund
are encouraged to reduce travel, lodging, and other costs associated with conducting
the business of the group including use of other meeting formats that do not require
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