WSR 09-20-042

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SECRETARY OF STATE


[ Filed September 30, 2009, 10:17 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: To implement the Uniform Limited Partnership Act, chapter 188, Laws of 2009.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Sections 119, 1307, 1308, chapter 188, Laws of 2009, RCW 43.07.120.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rules will set fees, outline procedures, and set forth guidelines for implementation of new law regarding limited partnership, including the creation of a new entity, the limited liability limited partnership.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Attorney general's office and the department of licensing.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Public hearings to be noted on web site at www.secstate.wa.gov, for more information contact Tobi Snyder, 801 Capitol Way South, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504-0234, phone (360) 725-0331, fax (360) 586-4989, corps@secstate.wa.gov.

September 30, 2009

Steve Excell

Assistant Secretary of State

Washington State Code Reviser's Office