(1) Each employer or other person who withholds or otherwise diverts a portion of wages or salary of a Washington resident or a nonresident whose primary place of work is in the state of Washington.
(a) For the purpose of making one or more contributions to any political committee required to report pursuant to RCW 42.17A.205
(b) For use, specifically designated by the contributing employee, for political contributions to candidates for state or local office is required for (a) and (b) of this subsection to have on file the written authorization of the individual subject to the payroll withholding or diversion of wages.
(2) Forms used for payroll deduction may either conform to the suggested format below or in a different format if it provides the following information:
(a) The name of the individual authorizing the withholding or diversion;
(b) The name of the individual's employer;
(c) The name of each political committee for which contributions are to be withheld;
(d) If more than one political committee is specified, the total dollar amount per pay period (or per week, month or year) to be withheld for each committee;
(e) A statement specifying that the authorization may be revoked at any time and such revocation shall be in writing;
(f) A statement that reads: "No employer or labor organization may discriminate against an officer or employee in the terms or conditions of employment for (i) the failure to contribute to, (ii) the failure in any way to support or oppose, or (iii) in any way supporting or opposing a candidate, ballot proposition, political party, or political committee"; or a statement that informs the employee of the prohibition against employer and labor organization discrimination described in RCW 42.17A.495
(g) The individual's signature; and
(h) The date on which the form was completed.
(3) Forms used for payroll deduction may have information in addition to that listed above.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110. 12-03-002, § 390-17-100, filed 1/4/12, effective 2/4/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. 03-08-052, § 390-17-100, filed 3/28/03, effective 4/28/03; 93-16-064, § 390-17-100, filed 7/30/93, effective 8/30/93.]