WSR 97-09-091

PROPOSED RULES

HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION

[Filed April 23, 1997, 9:40 a.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 97-06-112.

Title of Rule: Designees.

Purpose: Allowing for the appointment of designees to act on behalf of commission members.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 43.180 RCW.

Summary: The proposed rules amend the commission's procedure for appointing designees.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The revised rules will allow the commission to approve designees to act until replaced by the ex officio member.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Mark McLaughlin, 1000 Second Avenue, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA 98104-1046, (206) 287-4462.

Name of Proponent: Washington State Housing Finance Commission, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The proposed rules amend the commission's procedure for appointing designees. The revised rules will allow the commission to approve designees to act until replaced by the ex officio member.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: The proposal amends WAC 262-01-030(8). It provides that an ex officio member of the commission may appoint a designee in writing, and that, upon approval of the commission, the designee shall serve as a member of the commission until replaced by the ex officio member.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed rule will not impose costs on businesses in an industry.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption. This rule relates only to internal governmental operations that are not subject to violation by a nongovernment party, see RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(ii).

Hearing Location: 1000 Second Avenue, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA 98104-1046, on June 26, 1997, at 1:00 p.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Mark McLaughlin by June 19, 1997, (206) 464-7139.

Submit Written Comments to: 1000 Second Avenue, Suite 2700, Seattle, WA 98104-1046, FAX (206) 587-5113, by June 25, 1997.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 26, 1997.

April 22, 1997

Mark McLaughlin

Deputy Executive Director

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 84-04-042, filed 1/27/84)

WAC 262-01-030 (8) Designees. Subject to the approval of a majority of the commission present and voting at a duly constituted meeting in accordance with WAC 262-01-040, an ex officio member of the commission may identified in RCW 43.180.030 (2)(a) or (b) may appoint a designee in writing to act on his or her behalf until the next public meeting. Upon such approval of the commission, the designee shall serve as a member of the commission with full authority to vote or carry out the duties of the his or her office of the ex officio member until the expiration of the designee's written appointment or the ex officio member appoints a temporary or permanent successor to such designee. The term of an appointee shall automatically expire upon replacement of the designating ex officio member. Nothing herein shall prevent the ex officio member from carrying out his or her duties himself or herself during the term of such appointment, in which case the authority of the designee shall be temporarily suspended.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 43.180 RCW. 84-04-042 (Resolution No. 84-1), 262-01-030, filed 1/27/84.]

Reviser's note: RCW 34.05.395 requires the use of underlining and deletion marks to indicate amendments to existing rules. The rule published above varies from its predecessor in certain respects not indicated by the use of these markings.

Reviser's note: The typographical errors in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appear in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

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