WSR 05-07-143

EXPEDITED RULES

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT


[ Filed March 23, 2005, 10:15 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 192-32-010 through 192-32-135, which deal with timber retraining benefits.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Juanita Myers, Employment Security Department, P.O. Box 9046, Olympia, WA 98507-9046 , AND RECEIVED BY May 23, 2005.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: WAC 192-32-010 through 192-32-135 will be repealed.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: These regulations were adopted to implement the timber retraining benefits program. The statute authorizing that program, RCW 50.22.090, was repealed effective June 30, 2001. All participants in the program have completed their approved training and the regulations are no longer needed.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 50.22.090.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Employment Security Department, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Juanita Myers, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-9665; Implementation and Enforcement: Annette Copeland, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-9303.

March 18, 2005

Karen Turner Lee

Commissioner


REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
192-32-010 Definitions
192-32-035 Residence in rural natural resources impact area at time of last separation from work.
192-32-050 Benefits payable only to workers enrolled in approved training
192-32-085 Full-time training
192-32-095 Certification of satisfactory progress
192-32-100 Modifying a training plan
192-32-115 Out-of-state training
192-32-130 Five weeks for work search following training
192-32-135 Thirteen weeks for remedial training

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