SECRETARY OF STATE
[Filed September 16, 2020, 12:49 p.m.]
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Repeal of chapter 434-626 WAC related to powers and duties of the state agency records officer.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Repeal of chapter 434-626 WAC.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The rules language is nearly verbatim to the underlying statute RCW 40.14.040
, adds nothing of substance to guide agency staff, and in one part is in conflict with current law.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Steve Excell, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Terence Badger, 1129 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA, 360-586-1492.
Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: RCW 40.14.020
provides rule-making authority.
This notice meets the following criteria to use the expedited repeal process for these rules:
The rule is no longer necessary because of changed circumstances.
Explanation of the Reason the Agency Believes the Expedited Rule-Making Process is Appropriate: The rule nearly matches the underlying statute and is in conflict with RCW 40.14.040
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Terence Badger, Office of the Secretary of State, 1129 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-586-1492, email firstname.lastname@example.org, and received by November 23, 2020.
September 16, 2020.
Assistant Secretary of State
The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
Powers and duties of agency records officers.