WSR 10-14-111



[ Filed July 7, 2010, 8:34 a.m. ]

     Original Notice.

     Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 10-09-070.

     Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amendment of chapter 51-11 WAC, Washington State Energy Code.

     Hearing Location(s): Spokane City Council Chambers, West 808 Spokane Falls Boulevard, Spokane, WA, on September 10, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.; and at the Senate Hearing Room 2, Cherberg Building, Washington State Capitol Campus, Olympia, Washington, on September 24, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.

     Date of Intended Adoption: October 15, 2010.

     Submit Written Comments to: John Cochran, Council Chair, P.O. Box 41014, Olympia, WA 98504-1014, e-mail, fax (360) 586-9383, by September 24, 2010.

     Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Peggy Bryden by August 26, 2010, TTY (360) 586-0772 or (360) 725-2966.

     Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed rule would delay the implementation of the 2009 amendments to the Washington State Energy Code, chapter 51-11 WAC, until January 1, 2011.

     Reasons Supporting Proposal: RCW 19.27A.025 and 19.27A.045.

     Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 19.27A.020 and 1990 c 2, 91-01-112 § 51-11-0100, filed 12/19/90, effective 7/1/91.

     Statute Being Implemented: Chapters 19.27, 19.27A, and 34.05 RCW.

     Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

     Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: The council is seeking comments on the effective date proposed in the following rules.

     Name of Proponent: Washington state building code council, governmental.

     Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Krista Braaksma, P.O. Box 41014, Olympia, WA 98504-1014, (360) 725-2964; and Enforcement: Local jurisdictions.

     No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This rule will change the effective date of previously adopted amendments to the Washington State Energy Code. No disproportionate economic impact on small business was identified.

     A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The state building code council is not listed in this section as one of the agencies required to comply with this statute.

June 30, 2010

John C. Cochran

Council Chair


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 91-01-112, filed 12/19/90, effective 7/1/91)

WAC 51-11-0100   Chapter 1 -- Administration and enforcement.   The effective date of the 2009 amendments to the Washington State Energy Code, chapter 51-11 WAC, chapters 1 through 20, shall be January 1, 2011.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.020 and 1990 c 2. 91-01-112, § 51-11-0100, filed 12/19/90, effective 7/1/91.]

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