WSR 21-22-027
[Filed October 25, 2021, 12:33 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 458-20-17001 Government contractingConstruction, installations, or improvements to government real property.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 82.01.060(2) and 82.32.300.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department intends to update this rule to ensure consistency with statutory language, improve readability, format to current standards, and provide guidance on reporting requirements. See RCW 82.04.050, 82.04.190, 82.04.240, 82.04.280; and WAC 458-20-134, 458-20-170, 458-20-171, and 458-20-190.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in this rule making may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by providing written comments throughout this rule making or by giving 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 Patrick Watkins, P.O. Box 47453, Olympia, WA 98504-7453, phone 360-534-1539, fax 360-534-1606, TTY 800-833-6384, email, website
Additional comments: Written comments may be submitted by mail or email and should be directed to Patrick Watkins using one of the contact methods above. Written and oral comments will be accepted at the public meeting, on November 17, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at conference room to be determined, 6400 S.W. Linderson Way, Tumwater, WA. Contact Keith Dacus ( for virtual attendance option.
October 25, 2021
Atif Aziz
Rules Coordinator