WSR 98-08-069

PERMANENT RULES

PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION

[Filed March 30, 1998, 4:14 p.m., effective May 1, 1998]



Date of Adoption: March 24, 1998

Purpose: Initiative 134 requires the Public Disclosure Commission, at the beginning of each even-numbered year, to increase or decrease dollar amounts found therein, based on changes in economic conditions, as reflected by an inflationary index recommended by the Office of Financial Management

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 390-05-400

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 42.17.690

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 98-05-107 on February 18, 1998

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: May 1, 1998

March 31 [30], 1998

Melissa Warheit

Executive Director



AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 96-04-021, filed 1/30/96)



WAC 390-05-400  Changes in dollar amounts. Pursuant to the requirement in RCW 42.17.690 that the commission biennially revise the dollar amounts found in Initiative 134 to reflect changes in economic conditions, the following revisions are made:





Code Section Subject Matter Amount Enacted or Last Revised ((1996)) 1998 Revision



.020 Definition of Independent
Expenditure (($500)) $550 (($550)) $575
.125 Reimbursement of candidate for loan to
own campaign (($3,000)) $3,500 $3,500
.180(1) Report--
Applicability of provisions to
Persons who made contributions (($10,000)) $11,000 (($11,000)) $11,500
Persons who made independent
expenditures (($500)) $550 (($550)) $575
.640(1) Contribution Limits--
Candidates for state leg. office (($500)) $550 (($550)) $575
Candidates for other state office (($1,000)) $1,100 (($1,100)) $1,150
.640(2) Contribution Limits--
State official up for recall or pol comm.
supporting recall--
State Legislative Office (($500)) $550 (($550)) $575
Other State Office (($1,000)) $1,100 (($1,100)) $1,150
.640(3) Contribution Limits--
Contributions made by political parties
and caucus committees
State parties and caucus committees ((.50)) .55 per voter ((.55)) .58 per voter
County and leg. district parties ((.25)) .28 per voter ((.28)) .29 per voter
Limit for all county and leg. district
parties to a candidate ((.25)) .28 per voter ((.28)) .29 per voter
.640(4) Contribution Limits--
Contributions made by pol. parties and caucus
committees to state official up for recall or
committee supporting recall
State parties and caucuses ((.50)) .55 per voter ((.55)) .58 per voter
County and leg. district parties ((.25)) .28 per voter ((.28)) .29 per voter
Limit for all county and leg. district parties
to state official up for recall or pol. comm.
supporting recall ((.25)) .28 per voter ((.28)) .29 per voter
.640(((5))) (6) Limits on contributions to political parties
and caucus committees
To caucus committee (($500)) $550 (($550)) $575
To political party (($2,500)) $2,750 (($2,750)) $2,875
.740 Contribution must be made by written instrument (($50)) $55 $55


[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.690. 96-04-021, 390-05-400, filed 1/30/96, effective 3/1/96.]



Reviser's note: RCW 34.05.395 requires the use of underlining and deletion marks to indicate amendments to existing rules. The rule published above varies from its predecessor in certain respects not indicated by the use of these markings.

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