WSR 07-21-041

PROPOSED RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed October 10, 2007, 12:01 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-17-074.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amend WAC 390-16-050 Forms for contribution and expenditures of out-of-state political committees.

Hearing Location(s): Commission Hearing Room, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, on December 6, 2007, at 10:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 6, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Doug Ellis, Public Disclosure Commission (PDC), P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, e-mail dellis@pdc.wa.gov, fax (360) 753-1112, by December 3, 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: To amend existing form to implement the requirements of RCW 42.17.093 (1)(g) by adjusting the dollar amount for inflation.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: To conform to the provisions of RCW 42.17.093.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370(1) and 42.17.093 (1)(g).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.093.

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 the provision in RCW 42.17.093 requiring annual modification of the dollar limit based on percentage change in the implicit price deflator for personal consumption expenditures for the United States as published for the most recent twelve-month period by the bureau of economic analysis of the federal department of commerce.

Name of Proponent: 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 these rule amendments has minimal 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.

October 10, 2007

Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-18-035, filed 8/28/06, effective 9/28/06)

WAC 390-16-050   Forms for contributions and expenditures of out-of-state political committees.   The official form for the report required by RCW 42.17.093 of contributions and expenditures of an out-of-state political committee organized for the purpose of supporting or opposing candidates or ballot propositions in another state that is not otherwise required to report under RCW 42.17.040 through 42.17.090 is designated "C-5," revised ((8/06)) 1/08. Copies of this form are available at the Commission Office, Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, Olympia, Washington 98504-0908. Any paper attachments shall be on 8 1/2" x 11" white paper.

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[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370 and 42.17.093 (1)(i). 06-18-035, 390-16-050, filed 8/28/06, effective 9/28/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 04-01-131, 390-16-050, filed 12/18/03, effective 1/18/04; 02-12-007, 390-16-050, filed 5/23/02, effective 6/23/02; 02-03-018, 390-16-050, filed 1/4/02, effective 2/4/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. 94-05-011, 390-16-050, filed 2/3/94 effective 3/6/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 89-20-068, 390-16-050, filed 10/4/89, effective 11/4/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 86-04-071 (Order 86-01), 390-16-050, filed 2/5/86; 82-11-026 (Order 82-03), 390-16-050, filed 5/10/82; Order 77, 390-16-050, filed 6/2/76; Order 62, 390-16-050, filed 8/26/75; Order 6, 390-16-050, filed 3/23/73.]

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