PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Charitable solicitation organizations and charitable trusts.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.09.075, 19.09.079, 19.09.097, 19.09.520.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Implementing changes from the 2011 legislative session, HB 1485, effective July 22, 2011.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Office of the attorney general.
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 by contacting Rebecca Sherrell, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-0380, Rebecca.Sherrell@sos.wa.gov; or Pamela Floyd, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-0310, Pam.Floyd@sos.wa.gov.
May 27, 2011
Assistant Secretary of State