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Washington Revised Code Title 49. Labor Regulations § 49.26.010. Legislative declaration

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Airborne asbestos dust and particles, such as those from sprayed asbestos slurry, asbestos-coated ventilating ducts, and certain other applications of asbestos are known to produce irreversible lung damage and bronchogenic carcinoma. ?One American of every four dying in urban areas of the United States has asbestos particles or dust in his or her lungs. ?The nature of this problem is such as to constitute a hazard to the public health and safety, and should be brought under appropriate regulation.

(a)?The board shall submit annually to the Department of State an estimate of the financial requirements of the board for its administrative, investigative, legal and miscellaneous expenses.

(b)?The board shall submit annually to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees, fifteen days after the Governor has submitted his budget to the General Assembly, a copy of the budget request for the upcoming fiscal year which the board previously submitted to the department.

(c)?The board shall submit annually a report, to the Professional Licensure Committee of the House of Representatives and to the Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure Committee of the Senate, containing a description of the types of complaints received, status of cases, board action which has been taken and the length of time from the initial complaint to final board resolution.

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