Collection Agency Board
Regulates collection agencies within the state and holds disciplinary hearings. The Board also recommends and adopts rules and regulations for administering the regulatory law.
|Policy Area||General Government|
|Total Board Positions||5|
|Statutory Authority||RCW 19.16.280|
|Public Disclosure Required?||No|
|Senate Confirmation Required?||No|
|Compensation||$50 per day, plus travel and per diem|
|Term Length (years)||4|
|Statutory Term Limits|
Member Requirements: Two licensees actively engaged in the collection agency business for a minimum of five years in Washington state and two members of the general public. No board member shall be employed by or have any interest in, directly or indirectly, as owner, partner, officer, director, agent, stockholder, or attorney, any collection agency in which any other board member is employed by or has such an interest. In addition, no member shall hold any other elective or appointive state or federal office.