PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to TITLE 30 WAC for the purpose of clarifying and updating throughout.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.46.040.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendments will clarify the commission's purpose, organization, procedures, and processes, align the WAC with current commission guidelines and policies and adjust language throughout to make the rules more accessible and understandable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. In accordance with RCW 34.05.325, the arts commission will provide the public with opportunities for oral comment; additionally, interested parties may write to the Arts Commission, P.O. Box 42675, Olympia, WA 98504-2675, phone (360) 753-3860, e-mail Info@arts.wa.gov.
July 22, 2009