WSR 10-07-042

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SECRETARY OF STATE


[ Filed March 11, 2010, 8:45 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Charities program fees.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.09.075(9), 19.09.079(8), 19.09.097(4), 19.09.520.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rules implement law that was passed in 2007, creating the charities education program, and authorizing the increase of fees to fund the program.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Office of the attorney general.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Rebecca Sherrell, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-0380, Rebecca.sherrell@sos.wa.gov; Linda Shea, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-0311, linda.shea@sos.wa.gov; or Pamela Floyd, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-0310, pam.floyd@sos.wa.gov.

March 11, 2010

Steve Excell

Assistant Secretary of State

Washington State Code Reviser's Office