PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
[Filed July 16, 2018, 3:58 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: HB 2669 which adds part-time employees to state civil service by amending RCW 41.06.070
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.06.070
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Currently the definitions of part-time and temporary are unclear. Therefore, we will be clarifying these definitions so it is clear in civil service rules.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: All state agencies and higher education institutions.
Process for Developing New Rule: Draft rules will be posted on the office of financial management (OFM) web site under "Rule-making activities" with information about how to submit comments. Draft rules will also be sent to a list of stakeholders as well as presented for discussion at stakeholder meetings to solicit comments and recommendations prior to publication of the rules for the rule-making hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kristie Wilson, OFM State HR, P.O. Box 47500, Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-407-4139, fax 360-586-4694, TTY 711 or 1-800-833-6384, email Kristie.email@example.com, web site https://ofm.wa.gov/about/rule-making-activities.
July 16, 2018
Assistant Director of
Legal and Legislative Affairs