WSR 98-15-035

PROPOSED RULES

PERSONNEL RESOURCES BOARD

[Filed July 8, 1998, 8:10 a.m.]



Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule: Amending WAC 356-05-055 Board, 356-05-210 Law enforcement personnel, 356-05-375 Scheduling plan, 356-05-390 Seniority, 356-05-477 Washington general service, 356-06-003 Scope, 356-06-020 Exemptions, 356-06-040 Classified service, 356-06-050 Exempt service, 356-06-080 Powers--Duties of the board, 356-06-100 Director--Powers--Duties, 356-06-110 Federal preemption--Fair Labor Standards Act, 356-06-120 Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990--Federal and state preemption, 356-07-030 Description and location of departmental organization, 356-07-040 General method of operation, 356-09-040 Affirmative action program--Responsibilities--Department of personnel, 356-10-020 Classification plan--Revision, 356-10-045 Employee appointment status--Lateral reallocation, 356-10-050 Employee appointment status--Upward reallocation, 356-10-060 Allocation--Request for review, 356-14-010 Compensation plan--General provisions, 356-14-026 Salary surveys--Application--Indexing, 356-14-031 Compensation plan--Adoption, 356-14-045 Salaries--Comparable worth, 356-14-070 Salary--Limits, 356-15-020 Work period designations, 356-15-130 Special pay ranges, 356-15-125 Assignment pay provisions, 356-18-050 Sick leave credit--Purpose--Accrual--Conversion, 356-22-180 Examination--Oral examining panel, 356-22-220 Veterans preference in examinations, 356-22-230 Examinations--Noncompetitive, 356-26-030 Register designation, 356-26-040 Registers--Name removal for cause--Grounds enumerated--Requirements, 356-30-143 Intergovernmental mobility, 356-30-260 Probationary period--Provisions--Status of employee, 356-30-320 Trial service--Reversion--Status, 356-34-090 Protests--Requirements for applicants, examinees, and eligibles, 356-34-100 Agency hearings--General provisions, 356-34-260 Appeals--Correction of rating, 356-37-010 Board hearings--Procedure--Record, 356-37-020 Prehearing procedures--Exhibits, 356-37-030 Filing of prehearing statements, 356-37-040 Scheduling of hearings, 356-37-070 Ethical conduct before the board, 356-37-080 Service of process, 356-37-130 Quashing, 356-37-140 Orders for discovery, 356-37-150 Proof of charges, 356-37-160 Prehearing conference, 356-39-020 Human resource development--State-wide philosophy/definition, 356-39-060 Human resource development planning, 356-39-080 Review of agencies' human resource development reports, 356-42-010 Membership in employee organization, 356-42-020 Determination of bargaining unit, 356-42-055 Arbitration--Grievance--Procedure, 356-42-080 Unfair labor practice, 356-42-082 Filing unfair labor practice charge, 356-42-083 Investigation of and disposition of unfair labor practice charges, 356-42-084 Answer to complaint--Unfair labor practice, 356-42-085 Amendment of complaint or answer--Unfair labor practice, 356-42-086 Hearing--Unfair labor practice, 356-42-088 Hearings and investigation--Unfair labor practice, 356-42-089 Enforcement--Unfair labor practice, 356-42-100 Impasse arbitration, 356-42-105 Requests for arbitration, 356-46-030 Disclosure of political, religious affiliations--Prohibited, 356-46-060 Agencies--Personnel and payroll records, 356-46-125 Drug testing--Limitations--uses, 356-49-010 Inter-system employment--Purpose, 356-49-020 Application of rules, 356-49-030 Eligibility--Definition, 356-49-040 Intersystem movement, 356-56-010 Application of rules, and 356-56-035 Definitions; new WAC 356-05-178 Higher education system or higher education rules, 356-05-198 Institutions of higher education, and 356-05-358 Related boards; and repealing WAC 356-06-060 Personnel board--Composition--Appointment, 356-06-070 Personnel board--Procedure--Quorum, 356-06-090 Director--Appointment--Removal, 356-14-015 Salary and fringe benefit surveys--Requirements, 356-14-021 Salary and fringe benefit survey plans--Intentions--Content, and 356-14-035 Compensation plan submittal--Intentions--Content.

Purpose: See Title of Rule above.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.

Summary: These rules are for clarification and are housekeeping in nature.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sharon Peck, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 753-0468; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of Personnel.

Name of Proponent: Department of Personnel, governmental.

Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: None.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: These rules are for clarification and are housekeeping in nature.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Explanation of Rule above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption. These rules relate to internal government operations that are not subject to violation by a nongovernmental party. Therefore, pursuant to RCW 34.05.328 [(5)](b)(ii), section 201 does not apply.

Hearing Location: Department of Personnel, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on September 10, 1998, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by September 3, 1998, TDD (360) 753-4107, or (360) 586-0509.

Submit Written Comments to: Sharon Peck, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, fax (360) 586-4694, by September 8, 1998.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 10, 1998.

July 1, 1998

Dennis Karras

Secretary



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