WSR 17-22-127
[Filed November 1, 2017, 9:04 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending WAC 458-16-210 Nonprofit organizations or associations organized and conducted for nonsectarian purposes and 458-16-260 Nonprofit child day care centers, libraries, orphanages, homes for sick or infirm, hospitals, outpatient dialysis facilities.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 84.08.010, 84.08.070, 84.08.080, 84.36.389, and 84.36.865.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Proposed amendments clarify property tax exemption standards for certain nonprofit organizations.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: While the state department of health (DOH) regulates health care facilities, it does not administer property tax exemptions applying to health care facilities. However, the department will seek to avoid any conflict with DOH standards.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in this rule making may contact the person listed below. The public may also participate by providing written comments throughout this rule-making process or by providing oral testimony at the public meeting or public hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sam Thompson, ITA Division, P.O. Box 47453, Olympia, WA 98504-7453, phone 360-534-1575, fax 360-534-1606, TTY 800-833-6384, email
Additional comments: Written comments may be submitted by mail or email and should be directed to Sam Thompson using one of the contact methods above.
Written and oral comments will be accepted at the public meeting, on November 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at Conference Room 114A, 6400 Linderson Way S.W., Tumwater, WA 98501.
November 1, 2017
Erin T. Lopez
Rules Coordinator