Date of Adoption: May 25, 1999.
Purpose: The amendment requires more frequent updating of the agency's indexes of public records.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 390-14-045 Records index.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370(1).
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-09-069 on April 19, 1999.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
May 26, 1999
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 91-16-072, filed 8/2/91, effective 9/2/91)
(1) The commission has established and implemented a system of indexing for the identification and location of the following records:
(a) All records issued before July 1, 1990, for which the commission has maintained an index.
(b) Final adjudicative orders and declaratory orders issued after June 30, 1990, that contain an analysis or decision of substantial importance to the commission in carrying out its duties.
(c) Interpretive and policy statements that were ((
entered)) issued after June 30, 1990.
(2) Final and declaratory orders shall be evaluated by the executive director or executive
director's designee. Those orders which are determined to have substantial importance shall be
included in the index)) indexed.
(3) Final orders shall be indexed by the name of the person against whom the order was
,)) and by citation to the law involved.
(4) Declaratory orders shall be indexed by number, subject matter, phrase describing the
issue or holding((
, or by a)) and citation to the law involved.
(5) Interpretive statements and policy statements shall be indexed by number and subject
, topic, calendar year, or a combination of these, as appropriate)).
(6) The ((
index is)) indexes are available for public inspection and copying (( during
regular business hours)) weekdays, excluding legal holidays, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at
the Public Disclosure Commission, (( 403 Evergreen Plaza)) 711 Capitol Way, Suite 403,
Olympia, Washington 98504-0908.
(7) The indexes shall be ((
kept current and)) updated (( annually)) quarterly.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 91-16-072, § 390-14-045, filed 8/2/91, effective 9/2/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 85-15-020 (Order 85-03), § 390-14-045, filed 7/9/85; Order 62, § 390-14-045, filed 8/26/75.]