Comprised of 516 titles, the Washington Administrative Code is the compiled regulations issued by the state of Washington executive branch agencies pursuant to statutory authority. The Washington Administrative Code covers such diverse subject matter as accounting, the arts, law, taxes and teachers.
Navigate to the Washington State Legislature, Washington Administrative Code website where the code may be searched by keywords, citation or the full text of a particular title can be read by clicking on the title number link.
Click on Search WACs to be redirected to the Legislative Search page where the code can be searched by specific terms or by defined document names. Scroll down the page for legislative bill, law document and yearly document searches.
To search for a full or partial Washington Administrative Code citation, enter it in the search box and click Go. This search provides the text of the citation provided.
To read the full text of the code, click on the title number opposite the subject description. Clicking on Title 30 regarding the arts commission brings up eight separate chapters dealing with the state of Washington arts commission, public records and the poet laureate program. Click on the chapter number correlating to the subject for access to the full text.