Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
434-04 - Use of the state seal.
434-04-020 - General permitted uses.
General permitted uses.
(1) Use of the state seal shall be permitted without the written authorization of the secretary in the following circumstances:
(a) Use and display of the seal by state agencies and state elected officials in connection with official state business. However, no state agency nor state elected official other than the secretary shall have authority to permit a contractor or other entity associated with a state agency or state elected official to use the seal for commercial purposes;
(b) Use of the seal for illustrative purposes by the news media for a publication or broadcast or for a characterization used in a political cartoon;
(c) Use of the seal on the state flag.
(2) Other uses of the seal shall require written authorization from the secretary.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.04.040(4). WSR 89-20-031, § 434-04-020, filed 9/29/89, effective 10/30/89.]