WSR 13-17-007
[Filed August 7, 2013, 4:42 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 390-05-400 Changes in dollar amounts and 390-16-050 Forms for contributions and expenditures of out-of-state political committee.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17A.110, 42.17A.125, and 42.17A.250 (1)(g).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish:
Possible amendment to WAC 390-05-400 to adjust contribution limits for inflation in accordance with RCW 42.17A.125.
Possible amendment to WAC 390-05-400 to insert and adjust contribution limits for certain hospital commissioner candidates enacted by chapter 311, Laws of 2013, effective July 28, 2013.
Possible amendment to WAC 390-16-050 to adjust the reporting threshold of contributions disclosed by an out-of-state political committee in accordance with WAC 42.17A.250.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The commission is expected to discuss and possibly approve draft language at its September 26, 2013, meeting.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by submitting comments to Lori Anderson, Washington State Public Disclosure Commission, P.O. Box 40908, Olympia, WA 98504-0908, phone (360) 664-2737 or toll-free 1-877-601-2828, e-mail
August 7, 2013
Lori Anderson
Communications and
Training Officer