WSR 05-05-032

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SECRETARY OF STATE


[ Filed February 10, 2005, 3:14 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Reimbursement of development costs.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 29A.04.611.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Federal legislation (Help America Vote Act of 2002) requires states to implement a uniform, official statewide voter registration list. This rule sets forth the conditions required for vendors to receive reimbursement for costs related to developing an interface between the vendor's system and the state database.

Process for Developing New Rule:

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Paul Miller, 520 East Union, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-5783, pmiller@secstate.wa.gov.

February 10, 2005

Sam Reed

Secretary of State

Washington State Code Reviser's Office