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Commission on Judicial Conduct Rules of Procedure


Pursuant to Article IV, Section 31 of the Washington State Constitution, the Commission on Judicial Conduct adopted rules of procedure and rules for confidentiality effective on September 18, 1996, and subsequently amended such rules effective on September 15, 1999, January 15, 2000, January 16, 2001, October 20, 2005, May 10, 2007, July 14, 2007 and June 18, 2010.

Table of Rules



Section I. Organization and Structure

Section II. General Provisions

Section III. Disciplinary Proceedings

Section IV. Special Proceedings


The Commission follows rule-making procedures in accordance with the Administrative Procedures Act - Chapter 34.05 RCW.

Rule Proposals

All of the Commission's proposed rules considered since 2003 may be viewed on the Washington State Register's website.

Rule Hearings

There are no hearings currently scheduled. Any future hearings will be posted here.