December 6, 2018

The Public Disclosure Commission approved emergency rules Nov. 29 to implement Substitute Senate Bill 5991, also known as the Disclose Act.

The legislation, which creates PDC filing requirements for some nonprofits that engage in political activity, takes effect Jan. 1, 2019. 

In the coming weeks, the PDC will be providing guidance about complying with the new law and rules. 

The emergency rules, which will take effect on Jan. 1 with the new law, are included below.

WAC 390-05-521, 535 Definitions of payments received by incidental committees and nonprofit organization within the meaning of incidental committee

WAC 390-16-013 Registration and reporting of incidental committees