PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Help America Vote Act.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 29.04.210, 29.36.150.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Help America Vote Act adds many new regulations to the administration of voter registration and elections. Rules need to be adopted to assist in the administration of the act.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sheryl Moss, Certification and Training Manager, P.O. Box 40232, Olympia, WA, phone (360) 902-4180, fax (360) 664-4619.
April 1, 2004
Assistant Secretary of State