WSR 10-14-122



[ Filed July 7, 2010, 10:27 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

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

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-01-228 Parent-in-law.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Personnel, 521 Capitol Way South, Olympia, WA, on August 12, 2010, at 8:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 12, 2010.

Submit Written Comments to: Connie Goff, Department of Personnel, P.O. Box 47500, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4694, by August 5, 2010. FOR DOP TRACKING PURPOSES PLEASE NOTE ON SUBMITTED COMMENTS "FORMAL COMMENT."

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact department of personnel by August 5, 2010, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: We are proposing to add "adoptive parent" to the definition of parent-in-law to coincide with the definition of "parent" found in WAC 357-01-227 which includes adoptive parent.

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.

Name of Proponent: , governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Kristie Wilson, 521 Capitol Way South, (360) 664-6408; Implementation and Enforcement: Department of personnel.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.

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

July 7, 2010

Eva N. Santos



AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-17-057 and 09-18-112, filed 8/13/09 and 9/2/09, effective 12/3/09)

WAC 357-01-228   Parent-in-law.   A biological or adoptive parent of an employee's spouse or an employee's registered domestic partner or an individual who stood in loco parentis to an employee's spouse or to an employee's registered domestic partner when the employee's spouse or the employee's registered domestic partner was a child. A person who had day-to-day responsibilities to care for and financially support the employee's spouse or the employee's registered domestic partner when he or she was a child is considered to have stood in loco parentis to the employee's spouse or to the employee's registered domestic partner.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 41.06 RCW. 09-17-057 and 09-18-112, 357-01-228, filed 8/13/09 and 9/2/09, effective 12/3/09; 05-12-093, 357-01-228, filed 5/27/05, effective 7/1/05.]

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