(Division of Archives and Records Management)
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 434-624 WAC, Powers and duties of the state records committee.
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 Russell Wood, Office of the Secretary of State, Division of Archives and Records Management, P.O. Box 40238, Olympia, WA 98504-0238 , AND RECEIVED BY February 20, 2012.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To amend existing WAC 434-624-050 Committee meetings, to change the meeting time and frequency from "the first Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m." to "at least quarterly."
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Due to budget cuts, the state records committee will be reducing the frequency of their meetings. Meeting dates, times, and locations are published in the state register and on the agency web site.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 40.14.020.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 40.14.050.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Office of the secretary of state, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Russell Wood, Office of the Secretary of State, Olympia, Washington, (360) 586-4900.
December 12, 2011
Assistant Secretary of State
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 40.14 RCW. 93-04-001, § 434-624-050, filed 1/21/93, effective 2/21/93.]