WSR 08-22-001

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SECRETARY OF STATE


[ Filed October 22, 2008, 1:40 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 434-110 WAC, Corporation filing procedures and special fees; and chapter 434-112 WAC, Corporations division and charities program services.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 23.86.070, 23B.01.200, [23B.01.]220, 24.03.405, 25.10.600, 43.07.120.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The rules have contained information that is incorrect and outdated and are being cleaned up with this filing.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of licensing, as subagent of the office of the secretary of state, per RCW 43.07.200.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Pam Floyd, Director of Corporations, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504-0234, pfloyd@secstate.wa.gov, (360) 725-0310.

October 22, 2008

Steve Excell

Assistant Secretary of State

Washington State Code Reviser's Office