Important Washington State Blindness Laws & Regulations

Note: RCW means "Revised Code of Washington"; WAC means "Washington Administrative Code".

White Cane Law

RCW 70.84 This statute has been re-codified as part of the Washington State Human Rights Statute.

Washington State Human Rights Statute

RCW 49.60

Layla's Law

RCW 9.91.170

Washington's "Braille Bill"

the following four provisions constitute the "Braille Bill" for Washington.

Protection of Parents with Handicaps

RCW 26.44.015 RCW26.44.015(3) mandates that parents or guardians who are blind, deaf or otherwise handicapped may not be considered abusive or neglective solely by reason of their handicap.