Chapter 1.10
OATH OF OFFICE

Section:

1.10.010    Official Oath of Office Adopted.

1.10.010 Official Oath of Office Adopted.

Pursuant to Pierce County Charter Section 9.55 – Oath of Office and Bonds – the official Oath of Office for Elected and Appointed Officers is adopted, and shall be written as set forth herein:

STATE OF WASHINGTON

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COUNTY OF PIERCE

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OATH OF OFFICE

I, (state name), do solemnly swear that I am a Citizen of the United States and a resident and registered voter of Pierce County; that I will support the Constitutions of the United States and the State of Washington, and the Charter and Ordinances of Pierce County; and will faithfully, impartially, and honestly perform the duties of the office of (insert title of office), as such duties are prescribed by law, so help me God.

 

 

 

 

(Signature of Elected or Appointed Officer)

 

 

Subscribed and Sworn to before me this (insert date).

 

 

 

 

 

(Signature of Person Administering Oath)

The Official Seal of Pierce County (see Section 1.08.010 Pierce County Code) shall be imprinted upon each Oath of Office.

Pursuant to Article IV § 28 of the Constitution of the State of Washington, Judges of the Superior Court of Pierce County may take and subscribe an oath containing alternative language to that set forth above.

(Ord. 97-10 § 1, 1997)