WSR 00-06-051



[ Filed February 28, 2000, 9:24 a.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 00-04-053.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule: WAC 251-01-345 Rating factor or performance element, 251-20-020 Employee performance evaluation -- Forms, and 251-20-030 Method of evaluation.

Purpose: These rules pertain to rating factor or performance element, employee performance evaluation forms, and method of evaluation.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.

Summary: These modifications are proposed to allow institutions of higher education to use new performance evaluation forms for evaluations of classified staff.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sharon Whitehead, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6348; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of Personnel.

Name of Proponent: Department of Personnel, governmental.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: These modifications pertain to performance evaluations and will allow institutions of higher education to use the new performance evaluation forms for evaluations of classified staff.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption. These rules relate to internal government operations that are not subject to violation by a nongovernmental party. Therefore, pursuant to RCW 34.05.328 [(5)](b)(ii), section 201 does not apply.

Hearing Location: Department of Personnel, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on April 20, 2000, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by April 13, 2000, TDD (360) 753-4107, or (360) 664-6280.

Submit Written Comments to: Sharon Whitehead, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, fax (360) 586-4694, by April 18, 2000.

Date of Intended Adoption: April 20, 2000.

February 28, 2000

Dennis Karras


Washington State Code Reviser's Office