WSR 10-14-108

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


[ Filed July 6, 2010, 5:32 p.m. ]

Following is the department of commerce's semi-annual rules development agenda for publication in the Washington State Register, pursuant to RCW 34.05.314. There may be additional rule-making activity not on the agenda as conditions warrant.

Please contact Nick Demerice if you have questions at nick.demerice@commerce.wa.gov or (360) 725-4010.

Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda

July 1 through December 31, 2010



WAC Citation Subject Matter/

Purpose of Rule

Current Activity/

Approximate Filing Date

New rule within TITLE 365 WAC Creating a new chapter to develop rules for determining projects of statewide significance, due to changes in chapter 43.157 RCW (SB 5473, chapter 421, Laws of 2009). CR-101 filing anticipated in August 2010 with final rule adoption in November 2010.
365-198 Providing an alternative to an interlocal agreement to cities and counties participating in the regional transfer of development rights (TDR) program for central Puget Sound. The rule would provide terms and conditions that they may adopt by reference in lieu of an interlocal agreement to transfer development rights.

RCW authorization: RCW 43.362.050.

The CR-102 was filed June 2, 2010. The public hearing is on July 14, 2010, written comments are due by July 22, 2010.

We hope to adopt the rule by August 11, 2010.

365-212 Updating rules pertaining to the manufactured housing relocation program for procedural purposes and to correct out-of-date and incorrect information.

RCW authorization: Chapter 59.21 RCW.

CR-101 filing anticipated in August 2010 with final rule adoption in November 2010.

365-230 Updating the lead based paint abatement and renovation, repair, and painting rules, and the prerenovation information distribution requirements to ensure alignment with federal laws and rules. CR-101 anticipated in July 2010 with final rule adoption in fall of 2010.
365-196

365-190

To bring the rules into conformance with legislative changes occurring in 2009 and 2010.

To adopt rules guiding implementation of RCW 36.70A.540 Affordable housing incentive programs.

To address a petition to the agency requesting modifications to WAC 365-190-050 Agricultural resource lands and 365-196-425 Rural element.

CR-102 filing anticipated in July 2010 with final adoption in fall of 2010.
New rule within TITLE 365 WAC Per RCW 43.325.080, the department shall define practicability, and clarify how state agencies and local government subdivisions will be evaluated in determining whether they have met the goals set out in RCW 43.19.648. CR-101 filing anticipated in August 2010 with final rule adoption in November 2010.

Nick Demerice

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office