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Definitions.

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

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

     (2) "Secretary" means the secretary of health or the secretary's designee.

     (3) "Respiratory care practitioner" means an individual licensed under this chapter.

     (4) "Physician" means an individual licensed under chapter 18.57 or 18.71 RCW.

[1997 c 334 § 3; 1994 sp.s. c 9 § 511; 1991 c 3 § 227; 1987 c 415 § 2.]

Notes: Effective dates -- 1997 c 334: See note following RCW 18.89.010.

Severability -- Headings and captions not law -- Effective date -- 1994 sp.s. c 9: See RCW 18.79.900 through 18.79.902.