WSR 07-15-039

INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed July 13, 2007, 8:29 a.m. ]

The commission approved PDC Interpretation 07-02, Primary Purpose Test to provide guidance for determining whether an organization is a political committee. The interpretation distills key concepts from an attorney general opinion and two court cases that applied a "primary purpose" test to decide whether specific organizations met the statutory definition of a political committee.

The commission meeting materials can be found at www.pdc.wa.gov under commission meetings. For additional information concerning this interpretation contact Suemary Trobaugh, Administrative Officer, at (360) 753-1985, toll free 1-877-601-2828 or e-mail at strobaugh@pdc.wa.gov.

The next meeting of the public disclosure commission is tentatively scheduled for June 27 and 28, 2007.

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