PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
SECRETARY OF STATE
[Filed April 5, 2022, 4:01 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Protecting county vote counting systems from unauthorized access.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: It is necessary to update the WAC to update and clarify procedures.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Fina Ormond, P.O. Box 40229, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-902-4146, fax 360-664-4619, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website sos.wa.gov/elections; or Lisa Tuerk, P.O. Box 40229, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-902-4167, fax 360-664-4619, email email@example.com, website sos.wa.gov/elections.
April 5, 2022
Deputy Secretary of State