Laws & Rules

Electrical Laws & Rules

Current Electrical Laws (RCW)

Electrical RCW 19.28 (F500-143-000) Effective July 2017.
This printed document is also available for a fee in the L&I field offices or by mail.

Current Electrical Rules (WAC)

Electrical WAC Rule 296-46B (F500-142-000) Effective July 1, 2017.

Important Revisions: Changes since the copy above was posted require replacement of the following pages of WAC 296-46B:

WAC 296-46B ( — Installing electric wires and equipment official copy formatted in the protocol of the Office of the Code Reviser on the Washington State legislature's website (

Amusement Ride Laws and Rules

NFPA Codes and Standards
Visit the website of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) ( for read-only access to the NFPA codes and standards adopted by L&I.

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