(1) RCW 42.17A.245
mandates that persons satisfying the qualifying criteria in that section file all contribution and expenditure reports by electronic means.
(2) Persons filing by electronic means shall register with the PDC and receive a filer identification number and password. Filers must have a current C-1 Candidate Registration Statement or a C-1pc Committee Registration Statement and an original signature on file with the PDC prior to receiving a filer identification number.
(3) A filer subject to RCW 42.17A.245
shall file all PDC C-3 and C-4 reports and all appropriate schedules electronically in compliance with subsection (5) of this section.
(4) Any filer required to file electronically, but who files on paper, is in violation of RCW 42.17A.245
and may be subject to enforcement action unless the filer is a candidate who has sought and been granted an exception from electronic filing under WAC 390-19-050
(5) A filer subject to electronic filing shall file reports using one of the following:
(a) The ORCA software (Online Reporting of Campaign Activity) provided free-of-charge by the PDC; or
(b) Any other electronic filing application provided or approved by the PDC.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110. 12-03-002, § 390-19-020, filed 1/4/12, effective 2/4/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). 10-04-058, § 390-19-020, filed 1/29/10, effective 3/1/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 09-02-021, § 390-19-020, filed 12/30/08, effective 1/30/09; 01-22-052, § 390-19-020, filed 10/31/01, effective 1/1/02.]