Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1988 NO. 15 > Jul 1 1988

1.A public hospital district organized under chapter 70.44 RCW has the authority to construct and operate a drug and alcohol treatment center located outside the boundaries of the district, where the primary purpose is to provide services for the residents of the district, but a district may not operate inside the boundaries of another public hospital district without the second district's agreement.