WSR 07-18-012

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed August 23, 2007, 2:18 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TITLE 390 WAC, amending WAC 390-16-105 Mini campaign reporting -- Eligibility, 390-16-111 Mini campaign reporting -- Special fund raising events, and 390-16-125 Mini campaign reporting -- Exceeding limitations.

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The public disclosure commission will consider possible rule amendments to revise monetary reporting thresholds and criteria for changing from mini to full reporting.

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 topics at its meeting on September 27, 2007. A formal public hearing is expected on December 6, 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 23, 2007

Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office