WSR 12-06-049

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

ENTERPRISE SERVICES

[ Filed March 5, 2012, 10:13 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Public records.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Jack Zeigler, Department of Enterprise Services (DES), 1500 Jefferson, P.O. Box 41401, Olympia, WA 98504-1401 , AND RECEIVED BY May 7, 2012.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this proposal is to repeal the department of general administration's (GA) procedures dealing with public records as laid out under chapter 236-56 WAC.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Chapter 43, Laws of 2011 1st sp. sess. (ESSB 5931), created DES as a state agency by consolidating several state agencies, including GA.

Chapter 42.56 RCW requires state agencies to publish procedures dealing with public records. DES fulfilled its statutory duties under chapter 42.56 RCW through the publication of chapter 200-01 WAC. GA's public records procedures are no longer required.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.19.011.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 42.56 RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: DES, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Harold Goldes, 1500 Jefferson, Olympia, WA, (360) 407-8768.

March 5, 2012

Jack Zeigler

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office