WSR 02-01-015

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed December 7, 2001, 12:37 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: December 4, 2001.

Purpose: To eliminate the need to amend WAC 390-16-071 when the commission adjusts contribution limits to reflect changes in economic conditions.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 390-16-071 Annual report of major contributors and persons making independent expenditures.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 01-22-026 on October 29, 2001.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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

December 7, 2001

Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

OTS-5195.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-01-062, filed 12/11/97, effective 1/11/98)

WAC 390-16-071   Annual report of major contributors and persons making independent expenditures.   (([(1)])) (1) Any person, other than an individual (([(1)])) (a) who made contributions to state office candidates and statewide ballot proposition committees totaling more than (($10,000 in)) the aggregate amount during the preceding calendar year for contributions referenced in WAC 390-05-400, code section .180(1), or (([(2)])) (b) who made independent expenditures regarding state office candidates and statewide ballot propositions totaling more than (($500 in)) the aggregate amount during the preceding calendar year for independent expenditures referenced in WAC 390-05-400, code section .180(1), shall file with the commission an annual report required pursuant to RCW 42.17.180. This report shall not be required of a lobbyist employer filing an annual L-3 report pursuant to RCW 42.17.180 or of a candidate's authorized committee or a political committee provided the information has been properly reported pursuant to RCW 42.17.080 and .090.

(2) The report is entitled "Special Political Expenditures" and is designated ((with PDC form number)) "C-7" revised ((1/98)) 1/02.

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[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1) and 42.17.180 (1)(h). 98-01-062, 390-16-071, filed 12/11/97, effective 1/11/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. 95-01-074A, 390-16-071, filed 12/16/94, effective 1/16/95; 94-11-016, 390-16-071, filed 5/5/94, effective 6/5/94.]

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