WSR 99-01-065

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

OFFICE OF THE

SECRETARY OF STATE

[Filed December 14 , 1998, 9:27 a.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 434-260 WAC, regarding the certification of election officials and the review of county election procedures.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 29.60.020.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Changes in state law regarding the review of county election procedures and adding further definition to the certification process of election officials.

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 Sheryl Moss, Office of the Secretary of State, P.O. Box 40232, Olympia, WA 98504-0232, phone (360) 664-3653, fax (360) 664-3657, e-mail sheryl@secstate.wa.gov.

December 10, 1998

Donald F. Whiting

Assistant Secretary of State

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office