WSR 10-13-049

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed June 9, 2010, 10:28 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TITLE 390 WAC, rules relating to affiliated entities.

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 possible amendments to WAC 390-16-309 to clarify how contribution limits are applied and ensure that contribution limits set out in RCW 42.17.640 and 42.17.645 are applied consistently.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: At its meeting on June 24, 2010, the commission is expected to discuss and possibly approve draft language for the above-referenced rule. Public comment will be welcome at this meeting. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments by June 22, 2010, to PDC staff member Lori Anderson, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908. Written comments received by June 16, 2010, will be provided to commission members in advance of the meeting. A formal public hearing is expected to occur in conjunction with the commission's September meeting.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Lori Anderson, Communications and Training Officer, Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, (360) 664-2737, 1-877-601-22828 [1-877-601-2828] (toll-free in Washington state), e-mail lori.anderson@pdc.wa.gov.

June 8, 2010

Lori Anderson

Communications and

Training Officer

Washington State Code Reviser's Office