WSR 10-17-061

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL


[ Filed August 13, 2010, 9:05 a.m. , effective September 15, 2010 ]


Effective Date of Rule: September 15, 2010.

Purpose: We are proposing to add "adoptive parent" to the definition of parent-in-law to coincide with the definition of "parent" found in WAC 357-01-227 which includes adoptive parent.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 357-01-228.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-14-122 on July 7, 2010.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: August 12, 2010.

Eva N. Santos

Director

OTS-3389.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-17-057 and 09-18-112, filed 8/13/09 and 9/2/09, effective 12/3/09)

WAC 357-01-228   Parent-in-law.   A biological or adoptive parent of an employee's spouse or an employee's registered domestic partner or an individual who stood in loco parentis to an employee's spouse or to an employee's registered domestic partner when the employee's spouse or the employee's registered domestic partner was a child. A person who had day-to-day responsibilities to care for and financially support the employee's spouse or the employee's registered domestic partner when he or she was a child is considered to have stood in loco parentis to the employee's spouse or to the employee's registered domestic partner.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 09-17-057 and 09-18-112, 357-01-228, filed 8/13/09 and 9/2/09, effective 12/3/09; 05-12-093, 357-01-228, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05.]

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