WSR 02-04-065

AGENDA

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed January 31, 2002, 4:35 p.m. ]


Agenda for Rules Under Development: January - June, 2002


This agenda is being filed with the code reviser in accordance with RCW 34.05.314 and represents rule-making activity that may be considered by the commission during the first six months of 2002. Other matters that are not anticipated at this time may also be the subject of rule making.

Agency Contact: Doug Ellis, Director of Public Outreach, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, phone (360) 664-2735, toll free 1-877-601-2828, fax (360) 753-1112, e-mail dellis@pdc.wa.gov.

At present, the Public Disclosure Commission may amend the following rules:

1. Topic: Independent expenditures.

Status: Development of rule amendment to reflect changes under SB 6109 and possible rule clarifying RCW 42.17.510(2).

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.105 and 42.17.510.

WAC Cite: WAC 390-16-060.

2. Topic: Exempt activities.

Status: Development of rule amendments to clarify definitions and reporting requirements.

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.640.

WAC Cite: WAC 390-17-030, 390-17-060, and 390-17-065.

3. Topic: Clean up of enforcement language.

Status: Possible amendments to make enforcement regulations uniform in language.

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 42.17 RCW.

WAC Cite: None.

4. Topic: Definition of caucus of the state legislature.

Status: Development of an amendment revising the definition to reflect current statutory language.

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.610 - 42.17.790.

WAC Cite: WAC 390-17-011.

5. Topic: Out of state or federal committee contributions.

Status: Development of rule amendment to clarify reporting requirements.

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.090 (1)(l).

WAC Cite: WAC 390-16-055.

A complete listing of rule-making activity from 1999 to present can be found on the Public Disclosure Commission website at www.pdc.wa.gov under rule making activity.

January 31, 2002

Douglas J. Ellis

Director of Public Outreach

Washington State Code Reviser's Office