WSR 09-01-063

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed December 11, 2008, 2:17 p.m. , effective January 11, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: To incorporate statutory changes in 2SHB 3104 (chapter 6, Laws of 2008) concerning domestic partners. New section WAC 390-05-222 Domestic partner -- Definition, and amending WAC 390-17-305 Personal funds of a candidate and 390-20-110 Forms for lobbyist employers.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 390-17-305 and 390-20-110.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.370 and 2SHB 3104, section 1303.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-20-111 on September 30, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: December 11, 2008.

Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

OTS-1715.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 390-05-222   Domestic partner -- Definition.   "Domestic partner" or "domestic partners," as those terms are used in chapter 42.17 RCW and TITLE 390 WAC, means "state registered domestic partners" as defined in RCW 26.60.020(1).

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OTS-1738.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 93-16-064, filed 7/30/93, effective 8/30/93)

WAC 390-17-305   Personal funds of a candidate.   (1) The personal funds of a candidate include:

(a) Assets which the candidate has legal access to or control over, and which he or she has legal title to or an equitable interest in, at the time of candidacy;

(b) Income from employment;

(c) Dividends and proceeds from stocks and other investments;

(d) Income from trusts, if established before candidacy;

(e) Income from trusts established from bequests, even if established after candidacy;

(f) Personal gifts, if customarily received; and

(g) Proceeds from lotteries and similar games of chance.

(2) A candidate may also use, as personal funds, his or her portion of assets owned jointly with a spouse or domestic partner. If the candidate's financial interest is not specified, then the candidate's share is deemed to be half the value of the asset.

(3) If any person gives or loans the candidate funds in connection with his or her campaign, the funds are not considered personal funds of the candidate. Such funds are considered a contribution under chapter 42.17 RCW unless the loan meets the exemption provided in RCW 42.17.720(3).

[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 93-16-064, 390-17-305, filed 7/30/93, effective 8/30/93.]

OTS-1963.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-06-070, filed 3/1/05, effective 4/1/05)

WAC 390-20-110   Forms for lobbyist employers report.   The official form for statement by employers of registered lobbyists as required by RCW 42.17.180 is designated "L-3," revised ((2/05)) 1/09. Copies of this form are available at the Commission Office 711 Capitol Way, Room 206, Evergreen Plaza Building, PO Box 40908, 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. 05-06-070, 390-20-110, filed 3/1/05, effective 4/1/05; 04-02-028, 390-20-110, filed 12/31/03, effective 1/31/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 02-03-018, 390-20-110, filed 1/4/02, effective 2/4/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1) and 42.17.180 (1)(h). 98-01-062, 390-20-110, filed 12/11/97, effective 1/11/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 96-01-103, 390-20-110, filed 12/19/95, effective 1/19/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.390. 95-01-074A, 390-20-110, filed 12/16/94, effective 1/16/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 93-04-072, 390-20-110, filed 1/29/93, effective 3/1/93; 90-22-018, 390-20-110, filed 10/29/90, effective 11/29/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 87-05-001 (Order 87-01), 390-20-110, filed 2/5/87; 85-24-020 (Order 85-05), 390-20-110, filed 11/26/85; 84-05-018 (Order 84-01), 390-20-110, filed 2/10/84; Order 62, 390-20-110, filed 8/26/75.]

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