WSR 02-13-127

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

[ Filed June 19, 2002, 10:46 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 236-70 WAC, Guiding state agencies in using private investment in energy conservation measures and services for state-owned facilities.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.19.680(4).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule guides state agencies in using private investment in energy conservation measures and services for state-owned facilities.

The purpose of this rule making is to improve the grammatical clarity and readability of existing rules. There will be no substantive policy change.

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 review for grammatical clarity.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Comments on grammatical clarity may be submitted no later than July 31, 2002, in writing to Karen Purtee, General Administration, P.O. Box 41012, Olympia, WA 98504-1012, phone (360) 902-7194, e-mail Kpurtee@ga.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-9186.

June 18, 2002

Karen Purtee

Management Analyst

Washington State Code Reviser's Office