WAC 162-26-030     Related law.

(1) General civil right. RCW 49.60.030 provides:

     "(1) The right to be free from discrimination because of . . . the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a disabled person is recognized as and declared to be a civil right. This right shall include, but not be limited to:". . .

     "(b) The right to the full enjoyment of any of the accommodations, advantages, facilities, or privileges of any place of public resort, accommodation, assemblage, or amusement;" This right is enforceable through lawsuits in court (RCW 49.60.030(2)) but not through the administrative process of the human rights commission.

     (2) Other laws. Other state laws define rights of the persons with disabilities in particular circumstances. Some are referred to elsewhere in this chapter. Some accommodations are subject to United States law, particularly sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. 793, 794, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, codified at 42 U.S.C. 12101, et seq.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.60.120(3) and 1997 c 271. 98-08-035, 162-26-030, filed 3/23/98, effective 4/23/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.60.120(3). 82-19-086 (Order 41), 162-26-030, filed 9/22/82.]