WSR 02-04-040

AGENDA

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT


[ Filed January 29, 2002, 10:47 a.m. ]

The Employment Security Department Rule-making agenda for January 2002 is submitted for filing in accordance with E2SHB 1032, section 206.


Employment Security Department

Semiannual Rule-making Agenda

(January 31, 2002 - July 31, 2002)



WAC

CHAPTER

CHAPTER TITLE AGENCY

CONTACT

TIMING SCOPE OF RULE CHANGES
Chapter 192-150 WAC

Chapter 192-170 WAC

Chapter 192-180 WAC

Job separations; Availability to accept work; Job search requirements Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 5/97

CR-102 - 9/99

Hearing - 11/99

2nd CR-102 - 2/01

Hearing - 3/01

3rd CR-102 - 9/01

Hearing - 11/01

CR-103 - To be determined

Adopt rules regarding availability, suitable work, and job search requirements for disabled claimants, including those with pregnancy-related disabilities.
Chapter 192-210 WAC Reasonable assurance for educational employees Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 5/01

CR-102 - 3/02

Hearing - To be determined

Revise rules related to reasonable assurance of continuing employment for school employees, to comply with new legislation passed by the 2001 legislature. (Note: Emergency rules filed.)
Title 192 WAC To be determined (Subject: Tribal employers; changes in payment methods for nonprofits) Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 2/02

CR-102 - 8/02

Hearing - To be determined

Adopt rules clarifying the action that will be taken regarding tribal entities in default of their unemployment insurance taxes. Clarify tax rate for nonprofit entities who change payment method from reimbursement to contribution-paying (taxable).
Chapter 192-240 WAC Extended and additional benefits Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 2/02

CR-102 - 6/02

Hearing - To be determined

Adopt rules clarifying the availability and job search requirements of claimants receiving regular shareable and extended benefits. (Note: Emergency rules filed.)
Chapter 192-170 WAC

Chapter 192-180 WAC

Availability to accept work; Job search requirements

(referral union members)

Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 2/02

CR-102 - 8/02

Hearing - To be determined

Adopt rules to clarify job search and availability requirements for individuals who are members of full referral unions, and the conditions under which an employer creates a cause for doubting an individual's availability for work. Clarify requirements of unions participating in the referral union program.
Chapter 192-210 WAC Special category occupations Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-101 - 11/99

CR-102 - 1/03

Hearing - To be determined

Adopt rules for individuals who work or worked for a temporary services or employee leasing agency. These will include policies related to job separations and availability requirements.
Title 192 WAC Various Juanita Myers

(360) 902-9665

CR-105 - 3/02 Expedited adoption of various housekeeping measures, correcting typographical errors or editing for clarity.

Barney Hilliard

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office