WSR 17-12-095
[Filed June 6, 2017, 11:30 a.m.]
Following is the department of commerce's semi-annual rules development agenda for publication in the Washington State Register, pursuant to RCW 34.05.314. There may be additional rule-making activity not on the agenda as conditions warrant.
Please contact Jaime Rossman if you have questions, or (360) 725-2717.
Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda
July through December 2017
WAC Citation
Subject Matter/Purpose of Rule
Current Activity/
Approximate Filing Date
Chapters 365-190 and 365-196 WAC
Growth management rules including WAC 365-190-080, 365-196-485 and 365-196-580 may be updated to adequately reflect new requirements and to provide clear guidance to regulate and protect critical areas on land used for agricultural activities.
CR-102 anticipated in summer 2017
WAC 194-37-140 through 194-37-200
Examine potential rule changes to strengthen appropriate use of the cost cap provisions of the Energy Independence Act (chapter 19.285 RCW).
CR-101 anticipated in July 2017
CR-102 anticipated in November 2017
Chapter 365-220 WAC
Update rules for the developmental disabilities endowment trust fund.
CR-101 anticipated late in 2017
Chapter 365-65 WAC
Amend small business retirement marketplace rules to conform with RCW 43.330.735 and [43.330].750 as amended by SSB 5675, chapter 69, Laws of 2017.
CR-101 anticipated in July
New chapter in Title 365 WAC
Adopt rules for the low-income home rehabilitation revolving loan program, newly established by ESB 5647, chapter 285, Laws of 2017.
CR-101 anticipated in summer 2017
Chapter 194-37 WAC
Incorporate the effect of ESB 5128, chapter 315, Laws of 2017, which expands the list of eligible renewable resources to include incremental generation due to capital investments at biomass-fired generating facilities that commenced operation before 1999.
CR-101 filed in June 2017
CR-102 anticipated in August 2017