Washington State"s health care legislation, 1999 session by Washington (State). Legislature. House of Representatives. Health Care Committee.

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Statement[compiled by Cara Shipley].
ContributionsShipley, Cara.
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Paginationiii, 163, xv p. ;
Number of Pages163
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