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Definitions.

Unless the context clearly requires otherwise, the definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter:

     (1) "Certified sex offender treatment provider" means a licensed, certified, or registered health professional who is certified to examine and treat sex offenders pursuant to chapters 9.94A and 13.40 RCW and sexually violent predators under chapter 71.09 RCW.

     (2) "Certified affiliate sex offender treatment provider" means a licensed, certified, or registered health professional who is certified as an affiliate to examine and treat sex offenders pursuant to chapters 9.94A and 13.40 RCW and sexually violent predators under chapter 71.09 RCW under the supervision of a certified sex offender treatment provider.

     (3) "Department" means the department of health.

     (4) "Secretary" means the secretary of health.

     (5) "Sex offender treatment provider" or "affiliate sex offender treatment provider" means a person who counsels or treats sex offenders accused of or convicted of a sex offense as defined by RCW 9.94A.030.

[2004 c 38 § 3; 2001 2nd sp.s. c 12 § 401. Prior: 2000 c 171 § 33; 2000 c 28 § 38; 1990 c 3 § 802.]

Notes: Effective date -- 2004 c 38: See note following RCW 18.155.075.

Intent -- Severability -- Effective dates -- 2001 2nd sp.s. c 12: See notes following RCW 71.09.250.

Technical correction bill -- 2000 c 28: See note following RCW 9.94A.015.

Headings and captions not law -- Effective date -- Severability -- 2000 c 28: See RCW 9.94A.920, 9.94A.921, and 9.94A.922.