WSR 05-16-037



[ Filed July 27, 2005, 11:45 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-46-100 Who administers and establishes operating procedures for the general government transition pool program?

Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, Classroom #4, 600 South Franklin, Olympia, WA, on September 8, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 8, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Sharon Whitehead, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, fax (360) 586-4694 (FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT"), by September 1, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Department of Personnel by September 1, 2005, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This modification clarifies that general government employers must certify names from the general government transition pool when there are no internal layoff list candidates.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 41.06 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 41.06.150.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: Due to the passage of SHB 1268 the director of the Department of Personnel has rule-making authority regarding layoff.

Name of Proponent: Department of Personnel, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sandi Stewart, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6345; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of Personnel.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not required.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.

July 26, 2005

Eva N. Santos


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-18-114, filed 9/1/04, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 357-46-100   Who administers and establishes operating procedures for the general government transition pool program?   The department administers the general government transition pool program. The director develops and implements appropriate operating procedures to facilitate the program. The operating procedures include the following requirements:

(1) General government employers must certify transition pool candidates when ((a certified pool contains eligible candidates other than layoff or internal promotional candidates)) there are no internal layoff list candidates.

(2) Transition pool candidates must satisfy the competency and other position requirements to be considered for a position.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 04-18-114, 357-46-100, filed 9/1/04, effective 7/1/05.]

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