Unless a different meaning is plainly required by the context, the following words
and phrases as hereinafter used in RCW 43.06.010, and 43.06.200 through 43.06.270 each as now or hereafter amended shall have the following meaning:
“State of emergency” means an emergency proclaimed as such by the governor pursuant to RCW 43.06.010 as now or hereafter amended.
“Governor” means the governor of this state or, in case of his or her removal, death, resignation
or inability to discharge the powers and duties of his or her office, then the person
who may exercise the powers of governor pursuant to the Constitution and laws of this
state relating to succession in office.
“Criminal offense” means any prohibited act for which any criminal penalty is imposed by law and includes
any misdemeanor, gross misdemeanor, or felony.
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