WSR 17-22-122
[Filed October 31, 2017, 3:37 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to existing rules: WAC 34-02-010 Organization and operation of the commission on Asian-American affairs, 34-02-040 Communications with the commission, 34-04-010 Purpose, 34-04-020 Definitions, 34-04-030 Public records available, 34-04-040 Public records officer, 34-04-050 Records index, 34-04-070 Requests for public records, 34-04-080 Copying, 34-04-090 Exemptions, and 34-04-120 Adoption of form, to implement the state legislature's new Public Records Act requirement and begin using the amended statutory default fee schedule in SHB 1595.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.117.050.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To update the commission's office locations, update name of the commission, make technical corrections, update definitions, clarify language, and to adopt the new fee schedule for public records requests established in RCW 42.56.120, as amended by section 3, chapter 304, by Laws of 2017.
Process for Developing New Rule: The commission on Asian Pacific American affairs (CAPAA) welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, CAPAA will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Michael Itti, Executive Director, P.O. Box 40925, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-725-5666, email, web site
October 31, 2017
Michael Itti
Executive Director