Complete listing of PDC forms and filing options. *Listed with each of the forms is the main RCW that mandates disclosure. There may be additional statutes and rules (Washington Administrative Code WAC 390) that filers should consult.
Reports contributions to and expenditures made in support of a program addressed to the public, a substantial portion of which is intended, designed, or calculated primarily to influence state legislation. RCW 42.17A.640*
Within 30 days after becoming a sponsor of a grass roots lobbying campaign with aggregate spending exceeding $700 in a single month or $1,400 in any 3-month period. Monthly reporting continues through the life of the campaign. Monthly reports are due by the 10th of the following month.
Discloses a lobbyist's or lobbyist employer's employment of a member of the legislature, an employee of the legislature, a member of a state board or commission, or a full-time state employee, if the employee remains partially employed by the state. RCW 42.17A.645*
Within 15 days after employment commences.
The registration process includes submitting a brief biography - up to 50 words - and a passport sized photo taken in the last 12 months. RCW 42.17A.605 and WAC 390-20-013. The photos and biographies are bundled into an online directory that the PDC updates daily and that the Legislature makes available for printing. The PDC staff will edit excessively long biographies.
The PDC will accept emailed photos and biographies sent to firstname.lastname@example.org without use of this form.
NOTE: A lobbying firm submits photos and biographies for each of its agents.
At time of registration.
Annual report that discloses whether a public treasurer has invested funds under his or her control in an institution in which the treasurer has a partnership or ownership interest or holds an office or directorship. RCW 42.17A.570*