WSR 98-15-036



[Filed July 8, 1998, 8:12 a.m.]

Original Notice.

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

Title of Rule: New WAC 251-01-018 Agency and 251-01-201 Higher education system or higher education rules; amending WAC 251-01-030 Annual performance evaluation, 251-01-045 Board, 251-01-110 Director, 251-01-150 Examinations, 251-01-160 Executive head exemption, 251-01-305 Principal assistant exemption, 251-01-365 Related boards, 251-01-410 System examination, 251-04-030 Scope, 251-04-040 Exemptions, 251-04-050 Powers--Duties of the board, 251-04-060 Director, 251-04-070 Personnel officers, 251-04-160 Federal preemption--Fair Labor Standards Act, 251-04-170 Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990--Federal and state preemption, 251-05-010 Purpose, 251-05-030 Description and location of departmental organization, 251-05-040 Method of operation, 251-05-060 Records--Availability--Copies, 251-05-070 Exemptions--Public records, 251-06-020 Classification plan--Adoption, 251-06-070 Allocation appeal, 251-06-090 Probationary period--Duration, 251-07-100 Temporary appointment records, 251-08-021 Compensation plans--Salary survey, 251-08-051 Compensation plans--Implementation, 251-08-090 Salary--Periodic increment, 251-08-100 Periodic increment date, 251-08-160 Payroll certification, 251-10-030 Layoff, 251-10-035 Layoff--Special employment programs, 251-11-030 Demotion, suspension, reduction, dismissal--Cause for, 251-11-050 Dismissal--Grounds for--Notice, 251-11-090 Withdrawal or amendment of charges--Time limitation, 251-11-120 Probationary period--Rejection, 251-11-130 Trial service reversion, 251-12-073 Appeals from exempt status, 251-12-075 Appeals from alleged violations of higher education personnel law or rules, 251-12-076 Appeals from denial of parental leave requests, 251-12-080 Appeals from demotion, suspension, layoff, reduction in salary, separation, dismissed, 251-12-099 Filing of prehearing statements, 251-12-100 Hearings before the board, 251-12-104 Prehearing procedures--Exhibits, 251-12-105 Scheduling of hearings, 251-12-220 Subpoenas--Quashing, 251-12-230 Discovery--Depositions--Interrogatories, 251-12-232 Prehearing conference, 251-12-260 Restoration of rights, 251-12-500 Relief from effect of board's order, 251-12-600 Remedial action, 251-14-052 Union shop representative election, 251-14-060 Contents of written agreements, 251-14-070 Unfair labor practices--Management--Employee organizations, 251-14-082 Investigation of and disposition of unfair labor practice charges, 251-14-085 Amendment of complaint or answer--Unfair labor practice, 251-14-087 Enforcement--Unfair labor practice, 251-14-130 Arbitration--Grievance--Procedure, 251-17-120 Examinations--Evaluation of, 251-19-060 Trial service period, 251-19-110 Permanent classified employee interinstitutional and intersystem movement, 251-19-120 Appointment--Temporary, 251-19-122 Written notification of temporary appointment, 251-19-140 Apprenticeship programs, 251-19-157 Workers' compensation--Return-to-work--Program, 251-20-010 Employee performance evaluation--Authority, purpose, use, 251-22-040 Holidays, 251-22-060 Vacation leave--Accrual, 251-22-165 Workers' compensation--Leave, 251-23-010 Affirmative action--Authority, 251-23-020 Affirmative action plans--Requirements--Approval, 251-23-030 Affirmative action plans--Monitoring progress--Reporting, 251-24-010 Employee development--Authority, purpose, objective, 251-24-030 Training and development programs--Contents, 251-24-040 Higher education system training, and 251-25-050 State internship program--Application of rules; and repealing WAC 251-01-205 Hearing examiner, 251-04-150 State Environmental Policy Act, 251-08-040 Compensation plans--Submission to governor, 251-12-085 Hearing examiners, 251-12-096 Declaratory orders, 251-12-097 Declaratory orders--Form, 251-12-290 Superior court appeals--Preparation of record--Time limitations--Cost, and 251-12-300 Superior court appeals--Consideration of record.

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


Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 98-16 issue of the Register.

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