Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 322-12-010, 322-12-020, 322-12-030, 322-12-040, 322-12-060,
322-12-070, 322-12-090, 322-12-110, 322-12-150, and
322-12-160, amending commission name, physical location,
meeting dates, and references to chapter 1, Laws of 1973 in
the above WAC sections.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Alicia Luna, Commission on Hispanic Affairs Washington State, 210 11th Avenue S.W., Suite 301A, Olympia, WA 98504-0924 , AND RECEIVED BY February 19, 2008.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this proposal is to update its rules relating to commission name, physical location, meeting dates, and update the references to chapter 1, Laws of 1973 to chapter 42.56 RCW (legislature recodified the public record law as chapter 42.56 RCW).
We don't anticipate any effects.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.115.040.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Commission on hispanic affairs Washington state, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Alicia Luna, 210 11th Avenue S.W., Suite 301A, Olympia, WA, (360) 725-5661.
December 18, 2007
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 4, filed 2/2/87)
WAC 322-12-010 Establishing regular meetings. Pursuant to section 7, chapter 250, Laws of 1971 ex. sess., and RCW 42.30.070, regular meetings of the commission on ((
Mexican-American)) Hispanic affairs shall be (( held on the
second Saturday of every other month, beginning at 10:00
a.m.)) six public meetings, provided there are sufficient
funds in the commission's budget. Such meetings shall be held
at a place designated by the chairman of the commission.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.115.040. 87-04-035 (Order 4), § 322-12-010, filed 2/2/87; Order 1, § 322-12-010, filed 12/9/74.]
[Order 1, § 322-12-020, filed 12/9/74.]
(2) "Writing" means handwriting, typewriting, printing, photostating, photographing, and every other means of recording any form of communication or representation, including letters, words, pictures, sounds, or symbols, or combination thereof, and all papers, maps, magnetic or paper tapes, photographic films and prints, magnetic or punched cards, discs, drums, and other documents.
(3) The commission on ((
affairs is an eleven member commission appointed by the
governor with the consent of the senate. The commission on
(( Mexican-American)) Hispanic affairs shall hereinafter be
referred to as the commission. When appropriate, the term
commission also refers to the staff and employees of the
[Order 1, § 322-12-030, filed 12/9/74.]
[Order 1, § 322-12-040, filed 12/9/74.]
[Order 1, § 322-12-060, filed 12/9/74.]
[Order 1, § 322-12-070, filed 12/9/74.]
(1) A request shall be made in writing upon a form prescribed by the commission which shall be available at its administrative office. The form shall be presented to the public records officer or to any member of the commission's staff, if the public records officer is not available, at the administrative office of the commission during customary office hours. The request shall include the following information:
(a) The name of the person requesting the record;
(b) The time of day and calendar date on which the request was made;
(c) The nature of the request;
(d) If the matter requested is referenced within the current index maintained by the records officer, a reference to the requested records as it is described in such current index;
(e) If the requested matter is not identifiable by reference to the commission's current index, an appropriate description of the record requested.
(2) In all cases in which a member of the public is making a request, it shall be the obligation of the public records officer or staff member to whom the request is made to assist the member of the public in appropriately identifying the public records requested.
[Order 1, § 322-12-090, filed 12/9/74.]
(2) In addition, pursuant to ((
section 26, chapter 1,
Laws of 1973)) chapter 42.56 RCW, the commission reserves the
right to delete identifying details when it makes available or
publishes any public record, in any cases when there is reason
to believe that disclosure of such details would be an
invasion of personal privacy protected by chapter (( 1, Laws of
1973)) 42.56 RCW. The public records office will fully
justify such deletion in writing.
(3) All denials of requests for public records must be accompanied by a written statement specifying the reasons for the denial, including a statement of the specific exemption authorizing the withholding of the record and a brief explanation of how the exemption applies to the record withheld.
[Order 1, § 322-12-110, filed 12/9/74.]
[Order 1, § 322-12-150, filed 12/9/74.]
We have received your request for copies of our public records. Please complete the form on the right and return it with the amount required. We will forward the requested copies to you as soon as we receive this form.
Commission on ((
American)) Hispanic Affairs
1522 South Cherry)) 210 11th Avenue S.W., Suite 301A
Olympia, WA 98504-0924
Mexican-American)) Hispanic Affairs
[Order 1, § 322-12-160 and form, filed 12/9/74.]