PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION
[Filed April 28, 2020, 4:17 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amend Title 390 WAC to comply with passage of SSB 6152, chapter 152, Laws of 2020, relating to certification concerning the level of foreign national ownership and control of entities that participate in Washington state elections.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17A.110
(1) and chapter 152, Laws of 2020.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: In order to comply with the requirements of chapter 152, Laws of 2020, as passed by the 2020 legislature, the agency must make changes to Title 390 WAC. The effective date is June 11, 2020.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sean Flynn, 711 Capitol Way South, Suite 206, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-753-1111, fax 360-753-1112, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.pdc.wa.gov.
April 28, 2020