WAC 162-26-010     Scope of chapter.

     (1) Confined to unfair practice. This chapter interprets and implements the disability discrimination coverage of RCW 49.60.215, unfair practices of places of public resort, accommodation, assemblage, amusement. This chapter does not define the scope of the civil right to be free from discrimination because of disability declared in RCW 49.60.030 or interpret other statutes. This chapter applies to the unfair practices which the commission is empowered by RCW 49.60.120 to eliminate and prevent through the administrative process provided in RCW 49.60.230 through 49.60.270.

     (2) Language interpreted. This chapter interprets and implements RCW 49.60.215, Unfair practices of places of public resort, accommodation, assemblage, and amusement, as amended by chapter 271, Laws of 1997.

     (3) Related regulations. Regulations of the commission on disability discrimination in real estate transactions are in chapter 162-38 WAC. Commission regulations governing disability discrimination in employment are in chapter 162-22 WAC and in other regulations governing employment. General regulations of the commission governing schools are in chapter 162-28 WAC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.60.120(3) and 1997 c 271. 98-08-035, 162-26-010, filed 3/23/98, effective 4/23/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.60.120(3). 82-19-086 (Order 41), 162-26-010, filed 9/22/82.]