WSR 98-08-012



[Filed March 18, 1998, 3:50 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Licensing requirements for nonprofit and commercial entities in such areas as fees and reporting requirements

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule changes will enable the agency to further streamline the licensing process; increase agency's ability to monitor activities of manufacturers, financiers, and management companies; clarify reporting requirements; allow agency to recover additional fees incurred in the conduct of high level investigations; increase agency's ability to assess the accounting of funds raised by nonprofit organizations

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ben Bishop, Deputy Director, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7640; or Carrie Tellefson, Director of Policy, Support and Enforcement, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7640; or Soojin Kim, Rules and Policy Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 438-7654 ext. 310.

Meetings at The Inn at Semi-ah-moo, 9565 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine, WA 98230-9326, (360) 371-2000, on April 9 and 10; at the Maple Hall Convention Center, 104 Commercial Street, La Conner, WA 98257, (360) 466-3101, on June 11 and 12; and the Double Tree Inn, 322 North Spokane Falls Court, Spokane, WA 09201 [99201], (509) 455-9600 on July 9 and 10

Soojin Kim

Rules and Policy Coordinator

Legislature Code Reviser 


Washington State Code Reviser's Office