WSR 00-05-067

PERMANENT RULES

EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT


[ Filed February 15, 2000, 3:09 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: December 29, 1999.

Purpose: To create a new rule by converting existing policy as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02 and numbered as WAC 192-300-190 Owners of entities are not eligible for unemployment insurance.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 50.12.010, 50.12.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-23-096 on November 17, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

January 31, 2000

Carver Gayton

Commissioner


NEW SECTION
WAC 192-300-190
Owners of entities are not covered for unemployment insurance purposes.

The owners of a business as identified in RCW 50.04.090 include business entities such as limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, etc. There is no employer-employee relationship in the services provided to the business by the owners, as defined in RCW 50.04.100. Therefore, owners are not covered for unemployment insurance purposes.

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