WSR 06-24-094

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed December 5, 2006, 10:44 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

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

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-46-100 Who administers and establishes operating procedures for the general government transition pool program?

Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, 2828 Capitol Boulevard, Tumwater, WA, on January 11, 2007, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 11, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Connie Goff, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, fax (360) 586-4694, by January 5, 2007. FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT."

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by January 5, 2007, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of the change is 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.

Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: It has been suggested that we change the language in WAC 357-46-100(1) to mirror the language in WAC 357-16-125(7) which is easier to understand. This does not change the intent of WAC 357-46-100.

Name of Proponent: Department of personnel, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Connie Goff, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6250; 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.

December 4, 2006

Eva N. Santos

Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-03-073, filed 1/12/06, effective 2/13/06)

WAC 357-46-100   Who administers and establishes operating procedures for the general government transition pool program?   The department administers the general government transition pool program. The director develops and implements appropriate operating procedures to facilitate the program. The operating procedures include the following requirements:

(1) ((General government employers must certify transition pool candidates when a certified pool contains eligible candidates other than layoff or internal promotional candidates)) General government employers must provide for consideration of transition pool candidates when a certified pool contains eligible candidates other than candidates from the employer's internal or statewide layoff list or the employer's internal promotional eligibles.

(2) Transition pool candidates must satisfy the competency and other position requirements to be considered for a position.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 06-03-073, 357-46-100, filed 1/12/06, effective 2/13/06; 05-19-005, 357-46-100, filed 9/8/05, effective 10/10/05; 04-18-114, 357-46-100, filed 9/1/04, effective 7/1/05.]

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