|Stakeholder Meeting Notice
|Subject||2015 AGENCY-REQUEST LEGISLATION|
|Date:||Wednesday, September 24, 2014|
Print meeting notice
Commission staff will hold a
stakeholder meeting to hear comments and answer questions regarding proposed
2015 agency-request legislation. The
Commission anticipates submitting two separate bills, which are linked below.
agency request legislation proposes the following efficiency measures that
- Change the Commission’s authority to grant
modifications of the elected officials’ and executive state officers’
personal financial affairs disclosure requirements (F-1 report) from a
single reporting period to, at the Commission’s discretion, the official’s
term of office or three years for an executive state officer. (This amendment would not apply to
candidates’ F-1 filing requirements.);
- Change how the agency reports its performance
- Allow for audits to be performed within available
- Repeal RCW 42.17A.420, previously found
unconstitutional by 9th Circuit Court of appeals as to ballot
- Amend signature requirements to allow the agency
to expand and make more efficient electronic filing for all disclosure
reports required under RCW 42.17A.
Bill Request #Z-0091.
the request of stakeholders, the Commission proposes the following amendments
to the personal financial affairs disclosure requirements (F-1 report):
- Amend the $2,000 threshold for disclosing
investments to $5,000;
- Allow the year-end value to be used when
disclosing the value of investments and other intangible assets instead of
the highest value during the reporting period, provided the investment was
owned on December 31;
- Restructure dollar ranges used for reporting
monetary values to extend top range from $100,000 to $1 Million in an
effort to enhance information available to the public; and
- Modify how real estate is identified, if the
property is the residence of a judge, prosecutor, or sheriff.
Bill Request #Z-0007.
Questions or comments may be submitted prior to
the meeting. Teleconferencing
accommodations will be made upon request.
Lori Anderson, (360) 664-2737 or toll-free 1-877-601-2828