WSR 08-19-111

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY,

TRADE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

[ Filed September 17, 2008, 9:24 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Update to chapter 130-20 WAC, Motion picture competitiveness program.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 43.365 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: During the 2008 legislative session, the legislature passed SSB 6423 (chapter 85, Laws of 2008) which made changes to the motion picture competitiveness program. Some of the statutory changes require an update to chapter 130-20 WAC. Additionally, the program has been under way for twenty months. The department is proposes [proposing] some rule updates based on nearly two years' of program experience.

Process for Developing New Rule: Following regular rule-making process.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mary Trimarco, Managing Director, CTED, Washington State Film Office, 2001 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2600, Seattle, WA 98121-2895, office (206) 256-6146, fax (206) 256-6158, maryt@cted.wa.gov.

September 17, 2008

Marie Sullivan

Director of

Government Relations

Washington State Code Reviser's Office