PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Motion picture competitiveness program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.365.020.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Commerce intends to update rules pertaining to the motion picture competitiveness program in order to align rules with changes made to the underlying statutes during the 2012 legislative session, and to consider rule amendments to address stakeholder concerns regarding depictions of smoking in motion picture productions.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Nick Demerice, 1011 Plum Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-4010, Nick.firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 5, 2012