WSR 09-16-041

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed July 28, 2009, 9:59 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TITLE 390 WAC, amending WAC 390-05-400 as prescribed in RCW 42.17.690.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17.370, 42.17.645, and 42.17.690.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The public disclosure commission will consider amending WAC 390-05-400 to adjust contribution limits for inflation [in] accordance with RCW 42.17.645 and 42.17.690.

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 topics at its meeting on September 24, 2009. A formal public hearing is expected in December 2009.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Assistant Director Doug Ellis, 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.

July 28, 2009

Douglas J. Ellis

Assistant Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office