Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-31-255 What types of leave may an employee use when absent from work or arriving late to work because of inclement weather?
Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, 2828 Capitol Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98504, on May 10, 2007, at 8:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: May 10, 2007.
Submit Written Comments to: Connie Goff, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 586-4694, by May 4, 2007. FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES, PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT."
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact department of personnel by May 4, 2007, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This change is necessary to clarify that the employer's policy may allow leave with pay when an employee is absent due to inclement weather.
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: This change is necessary to clarify that the employer's policy may allow leave with pay when an employee is absent due to inclement weather.
Name of Proponent: , 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.
March 27, 2007
Eva N. Santos
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 05-08-137, § 357-31-255, filed 4/6/05, effective 7/1/05.]