WSR 15-17-080
[Filed August 17, 2015, 2:25 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 15-14-025.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Affirmative action.
Hearing Location(s): General Administration Building, 210 11th Avenue S.W., Room G3, Olympia, WA 98504, on September 25, 2015, at 8:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: September 25, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: Ben Lastimado, Washington State Patrol, Human Resource Division, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 704-2297, by September 15, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Melissa Van Gorkom by September 15, 2015, (360) 596-4017.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Rules changes are being proposed to clean up the chapter and align the affirmative action language with the requirements under current statute.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Updates will reference current laws and provide cleanup to existing language.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.43.340.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 43.43.340.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state patrol, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Ben Lastimado, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 704-2320; Implementation and Enforcement: Washington State Patrol, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 596-4000.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There are no new impacts on businesses.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not a significant rules change.
August 17, 2015
John R. Batiste
WAC 446-70-005 Affirmative action rules.
For the purpose of RCW 43.43.340 the Washington state patrol hereby adopts the rules contained in chapter 357-25 WAC.
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 446-70-010
WAC 446-70-020
WAC 446-70-030
Goals and timetables regarding officer promotion to the ranks of RCW sergeant and lieutenant.
WAC 446-70-040
WAC 446-70-050
Affirmative action plan and requirements.
WAC 446-70-060
Affirmative action plan progress reporting.
WAC 446-70-070
Affirmative action plan use.
WAC 446-70-080
RCW 43.43.340 supplemental (plus 3) referrals.