WSR 06-17-179

EXPEDITED RULES

OFFICE OF THE

CODE REVISER

[ Filed August 23, 2006, 10:23 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 1-21-160 Filing after office hours.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Kerry Radcliff, Office of the Code Reviser, P.O. Box 40551, Olympia, WA 98504-0551, (360) 786-6697, radcliff.kerry@leg.wa.gov , AND RECEIVED BY October 23, 2006.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The Washington state patrol accepts the filing of orders after the business hours of the office of the code reviser. The phone information in WAC 1-21-160 is incorrect and a clarification of procedures is necessary to streamline the process of the Washington state patrol accepting these filings.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The phone information in WAC 1-21-160 is incorrect and needs to be corrected. Also, a clarification of the process of acceptance of filings by the Washington state patrol is necessary to assist state agencies and the Washington state patrol with the procedure of accepting these filings and with the delivery of these filings to the office of the code reviser.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 1.08.110 and 34.05.385.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 1.08.110 and 34.05.385.

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

Name of Proponent: Office of the code reviser and the Washington state patrol, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Kerry S. Radcliff, P.O. Box 40551, Olympia, WA 98504-0551, (360) 786-6697; Implementation and Enforcement: Office of the code reviser and the Washington state patrol.

August 23, 2006

K. Kyle Thiessen

Code Reviser

OTS-9142.3


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-16-019, filed 7/24/06, effective 8/24/06)

WAC 1-21-160   Filing after office hours.   The office of the code reviser is open for the filing of agency rule-making notices and orders from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays. The office of the code reviser delegates to the Washington state patrol the authority to accept at other times the filing of orders adopting, amending, or repealing rules when the nature of the order requires their immediate filing and/or effectiveness. To use this service, the agency may telephone the ((capitol security unit of the)) Washington state patrol communications center at (((360) 753-2191 to)) 360-586-1999. When your call is answered, request a zone 4 trooper and arrange for receipt of the filing(s) ((by the state patrol)). The agency shall give the original and three copies of each filing to the trooper. The trooper shall mark each copy with the trooper's name, badge number, date, and time and arrange for all of the copies to be delivered to the office of the code reviser as early as possible on the next business day. The agency filing the rules with the state patrol shall notify the office of the code reviser of the filing by 9:00 a.m. on the next business day after ((the)) filing and arrange to receive the stamped copies.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 1.08.110, 34.05.385, 1.08.001, and Executive Order 97-2. 06-16-019, 1-21-160, filed 7/24/06, effective 8/24/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 1.08.110, 34.05.385, 34.08.020, 34.08.030 and 2001 c 25. 01-20-090, 1-21-160, filed 10/3/01, effective 11/3/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 1.08.110, 34.05.356, 34.05.385, and 34.08.030. 00-18-001, 1-21-160, filed 8/23/00, effective 12/31/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 34.05.385 and 34.08.030. 89-12-028 (Order 89-1), 1-21-160, filed 5/31/89.]

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