Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Provisions relating to electronic authentication.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Chris Carlson, Office of the Insurance Commissioner, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258, e-mail ChrisCA@oic.wa.gov , AND RECEIVED BY December 8, 2009.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This rule making will repeal WAC 284-01-050 dealing with electronic signatures.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The current WAC 284-01-050 is unnecessary and conflicts with 15 U.S.C. § 7002 (a)(2)(ii), which bans a state law from requiring a specific technology or giving a specific technology greater legal preference in electronic signatures.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 48.02.060.
Statute Being Implemented: Title 48 RCW.
Rule is necessary because of federal law, 15 U.S.C. § 7002 (a)(2)(ii).
Name of Proponent: Mike Kreidler, insurance commissioner, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Chris Carlson, P.O. Box 40258, Olympia, WA 98504-0258, (360) 725-7042; Implementation: Beth Berendt, P.O. Box 40255, Olympia, WA 98504-0255, (360) 725-7117; and Enforcement: Carol Sureau, P.O. Box 40255, Olympia, WA 98504-0255, (360) 725-7050.
October 7, 2009
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
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