PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Administrative hearings.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.46.070.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To specify by agency rule the procedure for requesting reconsideration of an initial order issued by an administrative law judge (ALJ) to the ALJ regarding clarification, technical changes and patent errors, without the need for a motion for review to the commission.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate in the discussion of this proposed change by attending a commission meeting, or contacting the agency rules coordinator at the contact information below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Susan Arland, Rules Coordinator, P.O. Box 42400, Olympia, WA 98504-2400, (360) 486-3466, e-mail Susana@wsgc.wa.gov, fax (360) 486-3625.
[Meetings on] July 8 or 9, 2010, at the John Cherberg Building, Capitol Campus, Olympia, Washington 98504; on August 12 or 13, 2010, at the Vancouver Heathman Lodge, 7801 Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, WA 98662, (360) 254-3100; and on September 9 or 10, 2010, at the State Investment Board, 2100 Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 956-4600.
May 14, 2010