WSR 07-16-002

PROPOSED RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed July 18, 2007, 2:30 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 07-04-083.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR [06-23-164].

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Continuance of rule making to amend WAC 390-17-400 Time limit to solicit or accept contributions.

Hearing Location(s): Commission Hearing Room, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, on September 27, 2007, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 27, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Doug Ellis, Public Disclosure Commission, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, e-mail dellis@pdc.wa.gov, fax (360) 753-1112, by September 19, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Kami Madsen by phone (360) 586-0544.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The rule amendment is designed to conform to 2006 legislative changes impacting RCW 42.17.710.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: To provide guidance and clarification to the general public and persons subject to the disclosure law.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.710.

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: The rule amendment is designed to conform to 2006 legislative changes and provide guidance and clarification to persons subject to the disclosure law.

Name of Proponent: [Public disclosure commission (PDC)], governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Doug Ellis, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-2735; and Enforcement: Phil Stutzman, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-8853.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The implementation of this rule amendment has no impact on small businesses.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The PDC is not an agency listed in subsection (5)(a)(i) of section 201. Further, the PDC does not voluntarily make section 201 applicable to the adoption of these rules pursuant to subsection (5)(a)(i) of section 201, and, to date, JARRC has not made section 201 application [applicable] to the adoption of these rules.

July 18, 2007

Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office