In 2017, the Office of the Washington State Auditor worked with the Department of Commerce to clarify a contradiction between state law and rule that caused confusion about how utilities could show they met the Energy Independence Act’s renewable energy requirement. Continue reading
The State Auditor’s Office filed with the Code Reviser’s Office the notice to begin the rule making process to amend WAC 48-13 Access to Public Records. The purpose of this chapter is to implement the requirements of the Public Records Act including the process the agency uses for disclosing records. This update will modernize the rule to reflect current law, technology, and processes. Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cindy Evans at (360) 725-5585 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The filed CR-101 form can be found here.