WSR 05-06-070

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed March 1, 2005, 3:52 p.m. , effective April 1, 2005 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Repeal of WAC 390-16-311 is consistent with Washington State Supreme Court ruling in Robert Edelman v. State of Washington ex rel. Public Disclosure Commission #74152-2; WAC 390-16-310, amendment would clean up minor errors in current rule language; WAC 390-20-0101, amendment to PDC L-1 form would remove the requirement that lobbyist photographs must be in black and white and include an e-mail address for the lobbyist employer; WAC 390-20-110, amendment to PDC L-3 form would include the year the report covers; WAC 390-16-011 and 390-16-012, amendments to PDC forms C-1pc and C-1 would eliminate the check off section requesting forms and instructions; and WAC 390-24-010 and 390-24-020, amendments to PDC forms F-1 and F-1A would include a designation for professional staff.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 390-16-311; and amending WAC 390-16-310, 390-20-0101, 390-20-110, 390-16-011, 390-16-012, 390-24-010, and 390-24-020.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-01-139 on December 16, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 7, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 7, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 7, Repealed 1.

Date Adopted: February 24, 2005.

Susan Harris

for Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-10-049, filed 4/26/01, effective 6/1/01)

WAC 390-16-011   Forms -- Registration statement for political committees.   The official form for providing the statement of organization by political committees for designating a campaign treasurer and depository and for reporting information required to qualify for mini campaign finance reporting is designated "C-1pc," revised ((6/01)) 2/05. Copies of this form are available at the Commission Office, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, Washington 98504-0908. Any attachments shall be on 8-1/2" x 11" white paper.

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[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 01-10-049, 390-16-011, filed 4/26/01, effective 6/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 00-22-050, 390-16-011, filed 10/27/00, effective 11/27/00; 99-22-083, 390-16-011, filed 11/2/99, effective 12/3/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. 94-05-011, 390-16-011, filed 2/3/94, effective 3/6/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 93-15-004, 390-16-011, filed 7/7/93, effective 8/7/93; 92-18-002, 390-16-011, filed 8/20/92, effective 9/20/92; 91-22-033, 390-16-011, filed 10/30/91, effective 11/30/91; 89-20-068, 390-16-011, filed 10/4/89, effective 11/4/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 86-04-071 (Order 86-01), 390-16-011, filed 2/5/86; 82-11-026 (Order 82-03), 390-16-011, filed 5/10/82; 82-02-007 (Order 81-04), 390-16-011, filed 12/28/81; Order 91, 390-16-011, filed 7/22/77; Order 62, 390-16-011, filed 8/26/75; Order 60, 390-16-011, filed 7/16/75.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-10-054, filed 4/26/01, effective 6/1/01)

WAC 390-16-012   Forms -- Registration statement for candidates.   The official form for providing the statement of organization by candidates and candidate's committees, for designating a campaign treasurer and depository and for reporting information required to qualify for mini campaign finance reporting is designated "C-1," revised ((6/01)) 2/05. Copies of this form are available at the Commission Office, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, Washington, 98504-0908. Any attachments shall be on 8-1/2" x 11" white paper.

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[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 01-10-054, 390-16-012, filed 4/26/01, effective 6/1/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 00-22-051, 390-16-012, filed 10/27/00, effective 11/27/00; 99-22-084, 390-16-012, filed 11/2/99, effective 12/3/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. 94-05-011, 390-16-012, filed 2/3/94, effective 3/6/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 93-15-004, 390-16-012, filed 7/7/93, effective 8/7/93; 92-18-002, 390-16-012, filed 8/20/92, effective 9/20/92; 89-20-068, 390-16-012, filed 10/4/89, effective 11/4/89.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 96-05-001, filed 2/7/96, effective 3/9/96)

WAC 390-16-310   Limitations on contributions.   The limitations on contributions as provided in RCW 42.17.105(8) and RCW 42.17.640 shall be (([applied])) as follows:

(1)(a) The limitation on contributions in RCW 42.17.640 shall not apply to a "candidate" as that term is defined in RCW 42.17.020(8) when the candidate is contributing to his or her own campaign using his or her own personal funds as defined in WAC 390-17-305.

(b) The limitation on contributions in RCW 42.17.640 shall apply to contributions to the candidate from the candidate's spouse or other immediate family members.

(2) The limitations on contributions shall apply separately to the contributions made by each spouse.

(3) Emancipated minor children (children under 18 years of age) may make contributions which do not exceed the limitations on contributions and the contribution is properly attributed to the emancipated minor child if;

(a) The decision to contribute is made knowingly and voluntarily by the emancipated minor child;

(b) The funds, goods, or services contributed are owned or controlled exclusively by the emancipated minor child, such as income earned by the child, the proceeds of a trust for which the child is the beneficiary, or a savings account opened and maintained exclusively in the child's name; and

(c) The contribution is not made from the proceeds of a gift, the purpose of which was to provide funds to be contributed, or is not in any other way controlled by another person.

Contributions by emancipated minor children which do not meet these requirements and contributions by unemancipated minor children shall be considered contributions by the child's parents. Fifty percent of the contributions will be attributed to each parent, or in the case of a single custodial parent, the total amount is attributed to the parent.

(4) Contributions from a business organized as a sole proprietorship and contributions from the owner of the sole proprietorship shall be aggregated for purposes of determining the limitations of contributions under ((to)) RCW 42.17.105(8) and 42.17.640.

(5) The limitations on contributions shall apply separately to the contributions made by a partnership from the contributions made by an individual partner except that;

Contributions made from or charged against the capital account of an individual partner shall be aggregated with the partner's individual contributions for purposes of determining the limitations on contributions under RCW 42.17.105(8) and 42.17.640.

(6) The limitations on contributions shall apply separately to the contributions made by an entity (corporation, (([other similar organization from the contributions made by the])) subsidiary or branch, national union and local unions, collective bargaining organizations and local units, membership organizations and local units and other organizations and their local units) pursuant to the standards set forth in WAC 390-16-309.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 96-05-001, 390-16-310, filed 2/7/96, effective 3/9/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. 94-11-016, 390-16-310, filed 5/5/94, effective 6/5/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 93-16-064, 390-16-310, filed 7/30/93, effective 8/30/93; 92-05-079, 390-16-310, filed 2/18/92, effective 3/20/92; 90-20-088, 390-16-310, filed 9/28/90, effective 10/29/90.]


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 390-16-311 Automatically affiliated entities maintaining separate contribution limits.

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-02-028, filed 12/31/03, effective 1/31/04)

WAC 390-20-0101   Forms for lobbyist registration.   The official form for lobbyist registration as required by RCW 42.17.150 is designated "L-1," revised ((12/03)) 2/05. Copies of this form are available at the commission office, Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, Olympia, Washington 98504. Any paper attachments shall be on 8-1/2" x 11" white paper.

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[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 04-02-028, 390-20-0101, filed 12/31/03, effective 1/31/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 00-22-060 and 00-24-041, 390-20-0101, filed 10/27/00 and 11/29/00, effective 11/27/00 and 12/30/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 91-09-021, 390-20-0101, filed 4/10/91, effective 5/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 87-05-001 (Order 87-01), 390-20-0101, filed 2/5/87; 85-24-020 (Order 85-05), 390-20-0101, filed 11/26/85; 82-21-020 (Order 82-07), 390-20-0101, filed 10/12/82; 78-02-063 (Order 96), 390-20-0101, filed 1/23/78.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-02-028, filed 12/31/03, effective 1/31/04)

WAC 390-20-110   Forms for lobbyist employers report.   The official form for statement by employers of registered lobbyists as required by RCW 42.17.180 is designated "L-3," revised ((12/03)) 2/05. Copies of this form are available at the Commission Office 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, PO Box 40908, 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. 04-02-028, 390-20-110, filed 12/31/03, effective 1/31/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 02-03-018, 390-20-110, filed 1/4/02, effective 2/4/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1) and 42.17.180 (1)(h). 98-01-062, 390-20-110, filed 12/11/97, effective 1/11/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 96-01-103, 390-20-110, filed 12/19/95, effective 1/19/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. 95-01-074A, 390-20-110, filed 12/16/94, effective 1/16/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 93-04-072, 390-20-110, filed 1/29/93, effective 3/1/93; 90-22-018, 390-20-110, filed 10/29/90, effective 11/29/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 87-05-001 (Order 87-01), 390-20-110, filed 2/5/87; 85-24-020 (Order 85-05), 390-20-110, filed 11/26/85; 84-05-018 (Order 84-01), 390-20-110, filed 2/10/84; Order 62, 390-20-110, filed 8/26/75.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-20-036, filed 9/24/02, effective 10/25/02)

WAC 390-24-010   Forms for statement of financial affairs.   The official form for statements of financial affairs as required by RCW 42.17.240 is designated "F-1," revised ((9/02)) 2/05. Copies of this form are available at the Commission Office, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, PO Box 40908, Olympia, Washington 98504-0908. Any paper attachments must be on 8-1/2" x 11" white paper.

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[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 02-20-036, 390-24-010, filed 9/24/02, effective 10/25/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 00-22-053, 390-24-010, filed 10/27/00, effective 11/27/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370 (1) and (11) and 42.17.241 (1)(n). 97-23-020, 390-24-010, filed 11/10/97, effective 1/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 96-09-017, 390-24-010, filed 4/8/96, effective 5/9/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 91-24-011, 390-24-010, filed 11/22/91, effective 12/23/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 88-20-029 (Order 88-04), 390-24-010, filed 9/29/88; 86-19-039 (Order 86-06), 390-24-010, filed 9/12/86; 86-08-030 (Order 86-02), 390-24-010, filed 3/26/86; 85-24-020 (Order 85-05), 390-24-010, filed 11/26/85; 84-01-017 (Order 83-03), 390-24-010, filed 12/9/83; 80-18-028 (Order 80-07), 390-24-010, filed 12/1/80; 80-02-055 (Order 80-01), 390-24-010, filed 1/17/80; Order 94, 390-24-010, filed 10/31/77; Order 87, 390-24-010, filed 11/19/76; Order 62, 390-24-010, filed 8/26/75; Order 48, 390-24-010, filed 3/3/75; Order 44, 390-24-010, filed 9/26/74; Order 6, 390-24-010, filed 3/23/73.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-20-036, filed 9/24/02, effective 10/25/02)

WAC 390-24-020   Forms for amending statement of financial affairs.   (1) The official form for amending statements of financial affairs as required by RCW 42.17.240 for all persons who have previously filed the Form F-1 is designated Form "F-1A," revised ((9/02)) 2/05.

(2) No more than three F-1A forms may be filed to amend a previously submitted statement of financial affairs (Form F-1). The form can be used only to update information required on an F-1.

(3) The commission reserves the right to reject amendatory forms and require a new statement of financial affairs (Form F-1) at any time the amendments are confusing or create misunderstandings. Authority is delegated to the commission's executive director to make this determination.

(4) Copies of Form F-1A are available at the Commission Office, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, PO Box 40908, Olympia, Washington 98504-0908. Any paper attachments must be on 8-1/2" x 11" white paper.

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[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 02-20-036, 390-24-020, filed 9/24/02, effective 10/25/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 00-22-052, 390-24-020, filed 10/27/00, effective 11/27/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370 (1) and (11) and 42.17.241 (1)(n). 97-23-020, 390-24-020, filed 11/10/97, effective 1/1/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 96-09-017, 390-24-020, filed 4/8/96, effective 5/9/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 91-24-011, 390-24-020, filed 11/22/91, effective 12/23/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 86-19-039 (Order 86-06), 390-24-020, filed 9/12/86; 86-08-030 (Order 86-02), 390-24-020, filed 3/26/86; 84-01-017 (Order 83-03), 390-24-020, filed 12/9/83; 79-11-124 (Order 79-07), 390-24-020, filed 11/6/79; Order 94, 390-24-020, filed 10/31/77; Order 87, 390-24-020, filed 11/19/76; Order 62, 390-24-020, filed 8/26/75; Order 48, 390-24-020, filed 3/3/75.]

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