PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Election administration certification requirements.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 29.60.020.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Provide for additional avenues for maintaining election administrator certification.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The Election Administration and Certification Board, as created by RCW 29.60.010. The board has approved this change at their regularly scheduled meeting.
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