WSR 03-12-033

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed May 29, 2003, 2:38 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: May 27, 2003.

Purpose: To allow pledges to be made and redeemed after the date of the primary election in accordance with RCW 42.17.640(1) and WAC 390-17-302.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 390-16-245.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-08-051 on March 28, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

May 29, 2003

Susan Harris

Assistant Director

OTS-6282.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 94-07-141, filed 3/23/94, effective 4/23/94)

WAC 390-16-245   Pledges.   (1) A pledge shall not be made or redeemed within twenty-one days of an election specified in RCW 42.17.105(8) if the amount of the pledge or redemption exceeds the ((limits)) maximum amount provided in RCW 42.17.105(8). However, if payment of a pledge is in the possession of the recipient twenty-two or more days before the election, that payment may be deposited into the campaign account within five business days of receipt in accordance with RCW 42.17.060.

(2) If a pledge is made in an election campaign subject to the contribution limits provided in RCW 42.17.640:

(a) Except as provided in WAC 390-17-302, a pledge made with respect to the primary election shall not be made or redeemed after the date of the primary; however, if the payment of a pledge is made on or before the date of the primary, that payment may be deposited into the campaign account within five business days of receipt in accordance with RCW 42.17.060; and

(b) A pledge made with respect to the general election shall not be made or redeemed after the final day of the applicable election cycle; however, if the payment of a pledge is made on or before the final day of the election cycle, that payment may be deposited into the campaign account within five business days of receipt in accordance with RCW 42.17.060.

(3) During the time limit specified in RCW 42.17.710, a state official or a person employed by or acting on behalf of a state official shall not solicit or accept a pledge or the redemption of a pledge for any purpose specified in RCW 42.17.710.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. 94-07-141, 390-16-245, filed 3/23/94, effective 4/23/94.]

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