WSR 07-03-014




[ Filed January 4, 2007, 4:01 p.m. ]

Supplemental Notice to WSR 06-22-108.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-07-138.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 296-17 WAC, General reporting rules, classifications, audit and recordkeeping, rates and rating system for Washington workers' compensation insurance.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 24, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Ronald Moore, Program Manager, Employer Services, P.O. Box 44140, Olympia, WA 98504-4140, e-mail, fax (360) 902-4729, by January 17, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Office of Information and Assistance by January 17, 2007, TTY (360) 902-5797.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this rule making is to extend the comment period from 5 p.m., January 5, 2007, to 5 p.m., January 17, 2007. Please see proposal filed in WSR 06-22-108, November 1, 2006.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 51.06.035 Base rates, 51.32.073 Supplemental pension, 51.08.010 Retrospective.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 51.16.035, 51.32.073, 51.18.010, and 51.04.020(1).

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

Name of Proponent: Department of labor and industries, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Bill Moomau, Tumwater, Washington, (360) 902-4774; Implementation: Ronald Moore, Tumwater, Washington, (360) 902-4748; and Enforcement: Bob Malooly, Tumwater, Washington, (360) 902-4209.

January 4, 2007

Judy Schurke

Acting Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office