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There is no active rulemaking in progress at this time
Enterprise Services has conducted expedited rulemaking in order to update administrative and descriptive information about the agency. In addition, this rulemaking clarified rules governing fees charged for public records. These change did not change the effect of the rules in place prior to this rulemaking.
The opportunity to object has concluded. No objections were received and the proposed rules were adopted without change.
|May 5, 2021||Rules published in Issue 20-09 of the Washington State Register and effective|
Rule adoption review starts
|12/07/2020||Objection period concludes. No objections were received|
Start of rulemaking – Expedited Rule Making – filed with the Office of the Code
Subject of rulemaking placed on agency rulemaking agenda
Enterprise Services addressed overnight and extended parking issues on Deschutes Parkway. These issues raised concerns about public health, safety and the environment.
The agency filed a formal notice (CR 101) on November 6, 2019 to conduct rulemaking to make sure traffic and parking regulations on the Capitol Campus are enforceable and clear. DES committed to a robust process that includes stakeholder input and to finding a solution that is sustainable, defensible and fair. Rulemaking concluded with adoption of proposed rules on February 19, 2021. The updated traffic and parking regulations clarify the Director's authority to enforce parking restrictions, clarify related parking regulations, and support related aspects of chapter 200-210 Use of the Public Areas of the Capitol Buildings and Grounds.
|04/01/2021||Rules effective. Implementation preparation activities start.|
|02/19/2021||Rules adopted and filed with the Office of the Code Reviser.|
|1/11/2021||The intended adoption date has been extended to allow adequate time to review and consider all written and oral comments.|
|01/08/2021||Comments accepted online through the end of the business day on Friday, January 8, 2021|
|01/05/2021||The Official Public Hearing to be held online via Zoom on January 5, 2020, from 4 to 6 p.m. for anyone interested in providing oral comments.|
|12/16/2020||WSR 20-24-132 and the proposed rule to be published in the Washington State Register issue 20-24.|
|12/02/2020||Start of the official comment period - CR-102 Notice of Proposed Rule Making and the proposed rule filed with the Office of the Code Reviser. Comments accepted online through the end of the business day on Friday, January 8, 2021|
|11/15/2020||Draft rule shared with interested participants in advance of filing as Proposed Rule (CR-102) with the Office of the Code Reviser.|
|11/06/2019||Start of rulemaking – Preproposal Statement of Inquiry – WSR 19-22-094 filed with the Office of the Code Reviser|
|11/06/2019||Added to agency rulemaking agenda|
Proposed changes did not introduce new rules or alter current practices.
In July 2015, the Legislature directed the Department of Enterprise Services (DES) to complete an implementation plan to meet a set of recommendations from the 2014 Transportation and Parking Study, through the proviso outlined in 2EHB 1115. Components of the plan include putting in place a clear policy on reserved stalls, increasing visitor parking, shifting reserved parking to general use zoned parking, and establishing compliance tools.
The public comment period officially ended January 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM. Feedback and comments received by DES after this point in time was not considered in adopting the rule.
A public hearing was held on Jan. 23, 2020, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the 1500 Jefferson Building, Room 1213, Olympia.
All comments were valued equally and considered, whether submitted online or in person at the hearing.
|02/04/2020||Scheduled rule adoption.|
Comments accepted online through the end of the business day on Friday, January 24.
The Official Public Hearing held on Jan. 23, 2020, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the 1500 Jefferson Building, Room 1213, Olympia for anyone interested in providing oral comments.
|01/02/2020||WSR 20-01-074 and proposed rule published in the Washington State Register Issue 20-01.|
|12/18/2019||Start of the official comment period - CR-102 Proposed Rule Making (WSR 20-01-174) and Proposed Rule filed with the Office of the Code Reviser.|
Timeline extended in order to provide anyone interested an opportunity to read the final rule draft.
Final draft rule released in advance of filing as Proposed Rule (CR-102) with the Office of the Code Reviser.
|10/30/2019||Timeline finalized and the official rulemaking docket updated with anticipated public hearing, adoption and effective dates.|
|08/01/2018||Start of rulemaking – Preproposal Statement of Inquiry – WSR 18-16-119 filed with the Office of the Code Reviser|
|07/31/2018||Placed on agency rulemaking agenda - WSR 18-16-110|