WSR 07-17-074

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed August 14, 2007, 8:30 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TITLE 390 WAC, new rule implementing the requirements of RCW 42.17.093 (1)(g) to adjust the dollar amount for inflation.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17.370 and 42.17.093.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The public disclosure commission will consider a possible new rule to adjust the dollar threshold for reporting contributors to out-of-state committees.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: The commission is expected to discuss and possibly approve draft language on the above referenced rule topic at its meeting on September 27, 2007. A formal public hearing is expected in November or December of 2007.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting PDC Assistant Director Doug Ellis, Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, (360) 664-2735, toll free 1-877-601-2828, e-mail dellis@pdc.wa.gov.

August 14, 2007

Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office