WSR 05-09-118

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed April 20, 2005, 10:55 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-01-360 Washington general service (WGS) and 357-01-365 Washington management service (WMS).

Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, Joan B. Darin Conference Room, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on May 24, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 24, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Sharon Whitehead, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT," fax (360) 586-4694, by May 18, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by May 18, 2005, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed sections define the terms "Washington general service" and "Washington management service" for Title 357 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.

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: Due to the passage of SHB 1268 the director of the Department of Personnel has rule-making authority regarding definitions for Title 357 WAC. This proposal implements this provision of the Personnel System Reform Act.

Name of Proponent: Department of Personnel, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sharon Whitehead, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6348; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of Personnel.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.

April 19, 2005

Eva N. Santos

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 357-01-360   Washington general service (WGS).   The system of personnel administration that applies to classified employees or positions under the jurisdiction of chapter 41.06 RCW which are not exempt under RCW 41.06.070 and which do not meet the definition of manager found in RCW 41.06.022.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 357-01-365   Washington management service (WMS).   The system of personnel administration that applies to classified managerial employees or positions under the jurisdiction of RCW 41.06.022 and 41.06.500.

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