WSR 09-16-044

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed July 28, 2009, 10:01 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TITLE 390 WAC, amending WAC 390-19-020 Electronic filing -- Mandatory filing.

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 (PDC) will consider amending WAC 390-19-020 to allow for electronic filing of PDC forms C-1 Registration statement for candidates and C-1pc Registration statement for political committees.

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 October 22, 2009. A formal public hearing is expected in January 2010.

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