WSR 11-20-001

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed September 21, 2011, 1:05 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: TITLE 390 WAC, specifically repealing WAC 390-05-196 and amending WAC 390-16-038, 390-16-313, and 390-17-030.

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: WAC 390-05-196 is no longer necessary once 2SHB 2016, section 101, goes into effect January 1, 2012. Amending WAC 390-16-038, 390-16-313, and 390-17-030 to remove references to RCW 42.17.550, repealed in 2010.

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 October 27, 2011, meeting, the commission will likely discuss and possibly approve language for a repealer and amendments. Public comment will be welcome at this meeting. Interested parsons [persons] are invited to submit written comments by October 25, 2011, to public disclosure commission staff member Lori Anderson, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908. Written comments received by October 19, 2011, will be provided to commission members in advance of the meeting. A formal public hearing is expected to occur during the commission's December 2011 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, phone (360) 664-2737, 1-877-601-2828 (toll-free in Washington state), e-mail lori.anderson@pdc.wa.gov.

September 21, 2011

Lori Anderson

Communications and

Training Officer

Washington State Code Reviser's Office