WSR 05-12-087

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed May 27, 2005, 11:23 a.m. , effective July 1, 2005 ]


Purpose: These rules pertain to how the board decides an appeal on exceptions and how the board notifies the parties whether the appeal will be decided on written or oral arguments.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-09-113 on April 20, 2005.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 24, 2005.

Eva N. Santos

Director


NEW SECTION
WAC 357-52-207   How does the board decide an appeal on exceptions?   The board reviews the record created by the director's designee or hearing officer. At the board's discretion, the appeal is decided based upon:

(1) The record and the written arguments on the exceptions, or

(2) The record and oral arguments on the exceptions.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 357-52-208   How does the board notify the parties whether the appeal on exceptions will be decided upon written or oral arguments?   (1) The board provides thirty (30) calendar days' written notice to the parties of:

(a) The timeline for submitting written arguments; or

(b) The date of the hearing.

(2) The parties may agree to less than thirty (30) calendar days' notice.

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