WSR 03-22-064

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed November 4, 2003, 9:29 a.m. , effective January 1, 2004 ]

Date of Adoption: October 28, 2003.

Purpose: To implement RCW 42.17.690.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending 1, WAC 390-05-400 Changes in dollar amounts.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.690.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-19-052 on September 11, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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: January 1, 2004.

November 3, 2003

Susan Harris

Assistant Director

OTS-6663.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-22-050, filed 10/31/01, effective 1/1/02)

WAC 390-05-400   Changes in dollar amounts.   Pursuant to the requirement in RCW 42.17.690 that the commission biennially revise the dollar amounts found in Initiative 134 to reflect changes in economic conditions, the following revisions are made:


Code Section Subject Matter Amount Enacted or Last Revised ((2001)) 2004 Revision

.020

Definition of "Independent
Expenditure" (($600)) $625 (($625)) $675
.125 Reimbursement of candidate for loan to
own campaign (($3,500)) $3,800 (($3,800)) $4,000
.180(1) Report --
Applicability of provisions to
Persons who made contributions (($12,000)) $12,500 (($12,500)) $13,500
Persons who made independent
expenditures (($600)) $625 (($625)) $675
.640(1) Contribution Limits--
Candidates for state leg. office (($600)) $625 (($625)) $675
Candidates for other state office (($1,200)) $1,250 (($1,250)) $1,350
.640(2) Contribution Limits--
State official up for recall or pol comm.
supporting recall--
State Legislative Office (($600)) $625 (($625)) $675
Other State Office (($1,200)) $1,250 (($1,250)) $1,350
.640(3) Contribution Limits--
Contributions made by political parties
and caucus committees
State parties and caucus committees ((.60)) .64 per voter ((.64)) .68 per voter
County and leg. district parties ((.30)) .32 per voter ((.32)) .34 per voter
Limit for all county and leg. district
parties to a candidate ((.30)) .32 per voter ((.32)) .34 per voter
.640(4) Contribution Limits--
Contributions made by pol. parties and caucus
committees to state official up for recall or
committee supporting recall
State parties and caucuses ((.60)) .64 per voter ((.64)) .68 per voter
County and leg. district parties ((.30)) .32 per voter ((.32)) .34 per voter
Limit for all county and leg. district parties
to state official up for recall or pol. comm.
supporting recall ((.30)) .32 per voter ((.32)) .34 per voter
.640 (6) Limits on contributions to political parties
and caucus committees
To caucus committee (($600)) $625 (($625)) $675
To political party (($3,000)) $3,200 (($3,200)) $3,400
.740 Contribution must be made by
written instrument (($55)) $60 (($60)) $65

[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370 and 42.17.690. 01-22-050, 390-05-400, filed 10/31/01, effective 1/1/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 00-04-058, 390-05-400, filed 1/28/00, effective 3/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.690. 98-08-069, 390-05-400, filed 3/30/98, effective 5/1/98; 96-04-021, 390-05-400, filed 1/30/96, effective 3/1/96.]

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