WSR 99-12-067

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed May 27, 1999, 2:04 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: May 25, 1999.

Purpose: The amendment rewrites the rule to make it more easily understood.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 390-18-020 Political advertising--Political party identification.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-09-073 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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

Vicki Rippie

Assistant Director

OTS-3018.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 93-16-064, filed 7/30/93, effective 8/30/93)

WAC 390-18-020
Political advertising--Political party identification.

According to RCW 42.17.510, sponsors of political advertising supporting or opposing a candidate for partisan office must clearly identify the candidate's political party in the advertising. To assist sponsors in complying with this requirement, the commission shall publish a ((suggested)) list of abbreviations or symbols ((which may be used by candidates and political committees which the commission finds will)) that clearly identify political party affiliation. These abbreviations may be used by sponsors of political advertising to identify a candidate's political party.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370.  93-16-064, 390-18-020, filed 7/30/93, effective 8/30/93.  Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1).  85-15-020 (Order 85-03), 390-18-020, filed 7/9/85.]

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