WSR 16-08-073
[Filed April 4, 2016, 1:29 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Proposal is exempt under RCW 34.05.310(4) or 34.05.330(1).
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 357-58-081 How are positions placed into the WMS medical band?
Hearing Location(s): Office of Financial Management (OFM), Capitol Court Building, 1110 Capitol Way South, Suite 120, Conference Room 110, Olympia, WA 98501, on May 12, 2016, at 8:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: May 12, 2016.
Submit Written Comments to: Kristie Wilson, OFM, P.O. Box 47500, e-mail, fax (360) 586-4694, by May 5, 2016. For OFM tracking purposes, please note on submitted comments "FORMAL COMMENT."
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact OFM by May 5, 2016, TTY (360) 753-4107 or (360) 586-8260.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed new rule addresses the process for requesting placement of a position in a WMS medical band. Director approval is required.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: To address the requirement for director approval and to formalize what has been done since the inception of the WMS medical band.
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: OFM, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Kristie Wilson, 128 10th Avenue S.W., Olympia, WA 98501, (360) 407-4139.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Rules related only to internal government operations. No impact to businesses or industry.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Rules are related to internal government operations and are not subject to violation by a nongovernmental party. See RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(ii) for exemption.
April 4, 2016
Roselyn Marcus
Assistant Director of
Legal and Legislative Services
WAC 357-58-081 How are positions placed into the WMS medical band?
Decisions regarding placement of positions in the WMS medical band can only be made by the director. In order for a position to be placed in the WMS medical band, agencies must submit a request to OFM for approval by the director.