WSR 09-07-007

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed March 5, 2009, 2:59 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TITLE 390 WAC, amending WAC 390-24-010 Forms for statement of financial affairs and 390-24-020 Forms for amending statement of financial affairs.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17.370.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The public disclosure commission will consider possible rule amendments to incorporate reporting of stock options on the personal financial affairs statements.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: The commission is expected to discuss and possibly approve draft language on the above referenced rule topic at its meeting on April 9, 2009. A formal public hearing is expected to occur on May 28, 2009.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting PDC Assistant Director Doug Ellis at the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, (360) 664-2735, toll free 1-877-601-2828, e-mail dellis@pdc.wa.gov.

March 5, 2009

Vicki Rippie

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office