WSR 12-05-015

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SECRETARY OF STATE


[ Filed February 7, 2012, 8:46 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Electronic authentication.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.34.030, 19.34.040, 19.34.111, and 19.34.400.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The standards referred to in this rule have changed.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Periodic review of standards set in rule.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Pamela Floyd, P.O. Box 40234, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-0310, pam.floyd@sos.wa.gov.

February 7, 2012

Steve Excell

Assistant Secretary of State

Washington State Code Reviser's Office