Rule Making Activity 2008



December 4, 2008 Rule Making Activity
Public hearing and possible permanent adoption of proposed rules:

1. Domestic Partnership Rules

2. Additional Rule Amendments




October 16, 2008 Rule Making Activity

1. Discussion and notice of possible expedited rulemaking:

2. Discussion and possible approval of draft language to amend WAC 390-16-310




September 25, 2008 Rule Making Activity
Discussion and possible  approval of draft language for:

1. Domestic Partnership Rules

2. Amend WAC 390-16-207  In-kind contributions - Explanation and reporting
3. Amend WAC 390-20-110  Forms for lobbyist employers
4. Amend WAC 390-20-120  Forms for report of legislative activity by public agencies




August 28, 2008 Rule Making Activity
Public hearing and possible adoption of:


June 26, 2008 Rule Making Activity
Discussion of Initiative 872 (Top Two Primary) and its impact on implementation of campaign finance law provisions resulting in adoption of emergency rules  effective June 30, 2008:
  • New WAC 390-05-274 "Party affiliation" clarification,
  • New WAC 390-05-196 Application of term "bona fide political party" and
  • Amended WAC 390-05-275 Defining "party organization."

Adoption of emergency amendment  to WAC 390-05-515  Member.

Discussion  and approval of emergency rules to implement certain provisions of Chapter 6, Laws of 2008, regarding domestic partnerships:

Discussion  and approval of draft language of permanent rules to implement certain provisions of Chapter 6, Laws of 2008, regarding domestic partnerships:
Possible amendment of Interpretation 02-06, Modification Interpretation for Spouses.

Discussion of possibly temporarily suspending enforcement of WAC 390-18-040, Use of terms "reelect," "retain," and "return."



May 22, 2008 Rule Making Activity
Consider language  for "member" rule (WAC 390-05-515)





April 17, 2008 Rule Making Activity
Continued discussion of: Adoption of Interpretation 08-01 Internal Political Communications and Sponsor ID



February 28, 2008 Rule Making Activity
Public hearing and possible permanent adoption of proposed rule: Continued discussion of mutual insurance companies  and internal political communications - draft interpretation

Preliminary discussion of:

January 24, 2008 Rule Making Activity
Continued public hearing and possible adoption of rules to adjust contribution limits and clarify registered voters for PDC purposes: Discussion of mutual insurance companies - questions regarding membership organization status, disclaimers on internal communications