WSR 00-16-146

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION


[ Filed August 2, 2000, 11:06 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 390-24-020 Forms for amending statement of financial affairs.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17.370(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The rule amendment would change the PDC form F-1A to eliminate the need for filers to identify dependent children who are not employed and do not have other reportable assets or liabilities.

Other possible changes to the F-1A form may be identified through the rule-making process.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: At its meeting on August 22, 2000, the commission is expected to discuss whether to move forward with amending WAC 390-24-020. Public comment will be welcome at this meeting. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments by August 21, 2000, to Doug Ellis, Public Disclosure Commission, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting the PDC Director of Public Outreach Doug Ellis, Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, phone (360) 664-2735, toll free 1-877-601-2828, fax (360) 753-1112, e-mail dellis@pdc.wa.gov. A public hearing on these matters may occur on October 24, 2000.

August 2, 2000

V. Rippie

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office