WSR 18-01-086
[Filed December 15, 2017, 2:35 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Adding the provisions of RCW 42.17A.570 to the penalty schedule found under WAC 390-37-143, allowing the presiding officer to assess a higher penalty if a previous violation has gone unpaid.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.17A.110(1).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making will ensure that the commission has the ability to assess penalties for failure to file required T-1 reports timely.
T-1 penalty schedule will be added to WAC 390-37-143.
The adoption of the addition of T-1 penalty schedule will allow respondents, who have received notification of enforcement hearing, to enter into statements of understandings and pay the scheduled penalty to avoid hearing.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule-making process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Barbara Sandahl, P.O. Box 40908, phone 360-753-111 [360-753-1111], fax 360-753-1112, email, web site
December 14, 2017
B. G. Sandahl
Deputy Director