Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-46-095 Who is eligible for the general government transition pool program?
Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, Classroom #4, 600 South Franklin, Olympia, WA, on October 13, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: October 13, 2005.
Submit Written Comments to: Sharon Whitehead, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, fax (360) 586-4694 (FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT"), by October 7, 2005.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by October 7, 2005, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The language added to this rule is needed to make the rule consistent with WAC 357-19-117 which states that a reverted employee can request to be placed in the general government transition pool. The modifications to subsections (5) and (6) are housekeeping in nature.
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.
Name of Proponent: Department of Personnel, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sandi Stewart, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6324; 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.
September 6, 2005
Eva N. Santos
(1) All general government permanent employees separated by layoff or notified by their employer that they are at risk of layoff;
(2) All general government permanent employees who are reverted and not returned to a permanent position in the class in which the employee last held permanent status;
(2))) (3) Employees who are eligible to participate in
the return-to-work initiative program in accordance with
chapter 357-19 WAC;
(3))) (4) Permanent Washington management service
employees who accept a position in Washington general service
and are being voluntarily or involuntarily reverted during the
trial service period;
(4))) (5) Former permanent classified general
government employees who have submitted a written request for
reemployment within two (2) years of disability separation and
who have met the reemployment requirements of WAC 357-19-475;
(5))) (6) General government employee business unit
members whose contract has expired or been terminated(( .));
(6))) (7) Permanent Washington management service
employees who accept acting appointments and who do not return
on the agreed upon date in accordance with WAC 357-58-275.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-12-077, § 357-46-095, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05; 04-18-114, § 357-46-095, filed 9/1/04, effective 7/1/05.]