WSR 12-04-088

AGENDA

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed January 31, 2012, 3:26 p.m. ]


Agenda for Rules Under Development

January - June, 2012



Agency Contact: Lori Anderson, Communications and Training Officer, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, phone (360) 664-2737, toll-free 1-877-601-2828, fax (360) 753-1112, e-mail landerson@pdc.wa.gov

At present, the public disclosure commission has three rules under development and plans to review and update two chapters of the Washington Administrative Code. The commission anticipates no other rule making during the first half of the year unless required by 2012 legislation.


1. Topic: Public records.

Status: On January 27, 2012, the commission filed the preproposal statement with the code reviser giving notice that it is considering possible changes to chapters 390-13 and 390-14 WAC to recognize and adopt relevant provisions of the state's model public records rules and otherwise update its public records rules.

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110(1).

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 42.17A RCW.

WAC Cite: Chapters 390-13 and 390-14 WAC.


2. Topic: Contribution limits.

Status: WAC 390-05-400 was amended January 27, 2012, on an emergency basis to insert and adjust contribution limits for mayoral and city council candidates in accordance with adjustments made to other candidate contribution limits made earlier in 2012. The preproposal statement to begin permanent rule making was filed December 16, 2011.

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110(1).

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 206, Laws of 2010, RCW 42.17A.125 and 42.17A.405.

WAC Cite: WAC 390-05-400 Changes in dollar amounts.


3. Topic: Enforcement procedures.

Status: The commission may review and revise procedures for submitting information prior to enforcement hearings.

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110(1).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 42.17A.755.

WAC Cite: WAC 390-37-030 Enforcement procedures -- Citizen complaints filed with the commission.


4. Topic: Informal settlement procedures.

Status: Informal settlement procedures may be reviewed and revised.

Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110(1).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 34.05.060.

WAC Cite: WAC 390-37-090.


A complete listing of rule-making activity from 1999 to present can be found on the public disclosure commission web site at www.pdc.wa.gov under Rule Making Activity.

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