WSR 98-15-120

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY,

TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

[Filed July 21, 1998, 8:54 a.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: Public records, WAC 130-10-010 to 130-10-100.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.330.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The review of this rule is necessary in order to update the agency's public disclosure statement after agency mergers and eliminate obsolete references in compliance with the Administrative Procedure Act, chapter 34.05 RCW. A clear public disclosure policy is called for by the Public Records Disclosure Act, RCW 42.17.250 through 42.17.340.

Process for Developing New Rule: The Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development will facilitate a meeting of interested persons considering all input for inclusion in the revised rule.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jon Engelman, Regulatory Improvement Coordinator, Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development, P.O. Box 48300, Olympia, WA 88504-8300 [98504-8300], phone (360) 586-2471, fax (360) 586-3582, Internet e-mail address jone@cted.wa.gov.

July 20, 1998

Kathy Kreiter

Deputy Director

for Tim Douglas

Director

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office