WSR 99-12-070

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


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

Date of Adoption: May 25, 1999.

Purpose: The amendment clarifies when a lobbyist may terminate his or her registration.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 390-20-015 Lobbyists registration--Termination.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-09-076 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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-3070.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 85-05, filed 11/26/85)

WAC 390-20-015
Lobbyists registration--Termination.

A lobbyist who ((intends to)) ceases lobbying activity may terminate his or her registration at any time by filing with the commission a signed statement, consistent with RCW 42.17.150(3), indicating ((his intention to terminate any further activity as a lobbyist or by so indicating)) that he or she is not lobbying or being compensated to lobby. This notice of termination may be provided on an L-2 report for the month ((that)) in which termination has taken place.  A lobbyist who terminates ((such)) his or her registration shall file ((any)) all reports required ((under the lobbyist reporting provisions)) by chapter 42.17 RCW for the period during which he or she was registered as a lobbyist.  The employer of ((any such)) a lobbyist who terminates his or her registration shall not be relieved of any duty to file the reports otherwise required by chapter 42.17 RCW ((42.17.180)).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1).  85-24-020 (Order 85-05), 390-20-015, filed 11/26/85; Order 62, 390-20-015, filed 8/26/75.]

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