WSR 10-20-129

EXPEDITED RULES

SECRETARY OF STATE


(Corporations and Charities Division)

[ Filed October 5, 2010, 10:35 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Corporation filing procedures and special fees.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Pamela Floyd, Secretary of State, Corporations and Charities Division, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504-0234 , AND RECEIVED BY December 6, 2010.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this proposal is to repeal chapter 434-110 WAC as these rules have been added to chapter 434-112 WAC in an effort to resolve conflicting rules and remove repetitive rules.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Consolidating rules gives both customers and staff fewer opportunities to error [err] in filing corporate and charitable organization documents. Having one chapter, rather than two, means finding what they need faster and with more accuracy. All of the subject matter of this chapter is now in chapter 434-112 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Titles 23B, 24, 25 RCW, chapter 43.07 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Titles 23B, 24, 25 RCW, chapter 19.09 RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Secretary of state, corporations and charities division, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Pamela Floyd, 801 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-0310.

October 5, 2010

Steve Excell

Assistant Secretary of State

OTS-3251.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 434-110-010 Purpose.
WAC 434-110-030 Office hours.
WAC 434-110-050 Mail-in service.
WAC 434-110-100 Registered office address -- Requirements.
WAC 434-110-120 Initial and annual reports -- Form of content.
WAC 434-110-130 Annual reports -- Due date for all nonprofit corporations.
WAC 434-110-140 Inactive profit domestic corporations -- Proof.

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