PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
OFFICE OF MINORITY AND
WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISES
[Filed January 22, 2019, 4:29 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending chapters 326-02 and 326-20 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 39.19.030
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The office of minority and women's business enterprises (OMWBE) proposes to amend rules in chapters 326-02 and 326-20 WAC to eliminate unnecessary requirements and restrictions for state certification.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: OMWBE welcomes input from customers, stakeholders, and members of the public. At a later date, OMWBE will file a notice of proposed rule change with the office of the code reviser. A copy of the proposal will be sent to persons on the agency's rule-making notice mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mynor Lopez, P.O. Box 41160, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-664-9750, fax 360-586-7079, email mynorL@omwbe.wa.gov, web site www.omwbe.wa.gov.
January 22, 2019
of Legislative Affairs