PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
OFFICE OF THE CODE REVISER
[Filed March 19, 2019, 4:34 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending chapter 1-21 WAC, Rule making, with changes including, but not limited to, formatting and style, contact information, and electronic filing protocol.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The office of the code reviser intends to update rules to establish: Acceptable phone and email contacts for all correspondence; protocol for electronic filing when email or computer systems are unavailable; the process for correcting or withdrawing documents already submitted to the Washington State Register; a permanent mailing address for the joint administrative rules review committee; and appropriate style and formatting, including point size, fonts, and the use of subheads.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kerry Radcliff, Editor, Washington State Register, P.O. Box 40551, Olympia, WA 98504-0551, phone 360-786-6697, email Kerry.Radcliff@leg.wa.gov; or Jennifer Meas, Assistant Editor, Washington State Register, P.O. Box 40551, Olympia, WA 98504-0551, phone 360-786-6698, email Jennifer.Meas@leg.wa.gov.
March 19, 2019