WSR 07-22-040

PROPOSED RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed October 30, 2007, 4:56 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 07-21-104.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-18-012.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amend 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.

Hearing Location(s): Commission Hearing Room, 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Olympia, WA 98504, on December 6, 2007, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 6, 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 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 change the time of the public hearing from 10:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on December 6, 2007.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370 (1) and (8).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17.370(8).

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 amendments are designed to reflect changing economic conditions and provide consistency with 2006 legislative action amending RCW 42.17.405 as well as clarifying the process when applying to change from mini to full reporting.

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 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 30, 2007

Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office