WSR 99-12-069

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


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

Date of Adoption: May 25, 1999.

Purpose: Simplify the lobbyist registration process for lobbyists who register during the last calendar quarter of an even-numbered year.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 390-20-014 Registration during last calendar quarter of the biennial registration period.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-09-075 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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-3019.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 87-02, filed 3/25/87)

WAC 390-20-014
Registration during last calendar quarter of the biennial registration period.

(1) The registration of a lobbyist who registers during the last calendar quarter of an even-numbered year ((may request in writing that the registration be)) is valid until the second Monday of January three years hence, unless it is terminated or suspended before that day.

(2) The lobbyist ((will be)) is required to file monthly expense reports (PDC Form L-2) for each month in which he((/)) or she is registered, even if no reportable lobbying expenditures are made.

(3) The lobbyist employer shall file the employer's report (PDC Form L-3) for each calendar year or portion thereof in which a lobbyist is registered.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1).  87-08-025 (Order 87-02), 390-20-014, filed 3/25/87.]

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