WSR 09-24-097

INTERPRETIVE STATEMENT

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed December 1, 2009, 1:32 p.m. ]


Commission Interpretation


The commission adopted Interpretation 09-01, Implementing chapter 358, Laws of 2009 - Penalty Waivers for Small Business Paperwork Violations. The interpretation formalizes the commission's decision that civil penalties should not be waived for first time paperwork violations of chapter 42.17 RCW by small businesses.

The commission meeting materials can be found at www.pdc.wa.gov under Commission Meetings. For additional information concerning this interpretation contact Suemary Trobaugh, Administrative Officer, (360) 753-1985, toll free 1-877-601-2828 or e-mail strobaugh@pdc.wa.gov.

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