WSR 05-06-069

PROPOSED RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed March 1, 2005, 3:49 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 05-02-008.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 390-20-130 Forms for statement of employment of legislators, state officers, and state employees.

Hearing Location(s): Commission Hearing Room, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, on April 26, 2005, at 9:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: April 26, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Doug Ellis, Public Disclosure Commission (PDC), P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, e-mail dellis@pdc.wa.gov, fax (360) 753-1112, by April 22, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Ruthann Bryant by telephone (360) 586-0544.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Possible rule amendment to include specific reference to an employer of a registered lobbyist in the instruction section of PDC form L-7 and revise the certification language to include the phrase "to the best of my knowledge."

Reasons Supporting Proposal: To clarify reporting requirements and certification on the PDC form L-7.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.210.

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

Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: The rule amendment is needed to provide clarity, guidance and direction to persons filing the PDC form L-7.

Name of Proponent: Public Disclosure Commission, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Doug Ellis, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-2735; Implementation: Susan Harris, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 753-1981; and Enforcement: Phil Stutzman, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-8853.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The implementation of these rule amendments has minimal impact on small businesses.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The PDC is not an agency listed in subsection (5)(a)(i) of section 201. Further, the PDC does not voluntarily make section 201 applicable to this rule adoption pursuant to subsection (5)(a)(i) of section 201, and, to date, the Joint Administrative Rules Review Committee has not made section 201 application [applicable] to the adoption of these rules.

March 1, 2005

Susan Harris

Assistant Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-03-018, filed 1/4/02, effective 2/4/02)

WAC 390-20-130   Forms for statement of employment of legislators, state officers, and state employees.   The official form for statement of employment of legislators, state officers, and state employees as required by RCW 42.17.210 is designated "L-7" revised ((1/02)) 2/05. Copies of this form are available at the Commission Office, Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, Olympia, Washington 98504-0908. Any paper attachments shall be on 8-1/2" x 11" white paper.

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[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 02-03-018, 390-20-130, filed 1/4/02, effective 2/4/02; 85-24-020 (Order 85-05), 390-20-130, filed 11/26/85; Order 62, 390-20-130, filed 8/26/75.]

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