December 3, 2018

At a November 29 special meeting, the Public Disclosure Commission approved the permanent rules for implementation of Engrossed Substitute House Bill 2938.

The new rules make changes to campaign finance reporting requirements and enforcement procedures for alleged violations. They take effect Jan. 1, 2019, and are modeled after emergency rules that have been in effect since June 7, 2018.

The PDC will release more information about the key changes soon. In the meantime, the permanent rules are posted below for reference: 

WAC 390-05 General policies and definitions

WAC-390-12 Administrative procedures

WAC 390-16 Campaign finance reporting

WAC 390-17 Contribution limitations

WAC 390-18 Political advertising

WAC 390-19 Electronic filing

WAC 390-37 Enforcement rules