417-01-110 - Commission responsibilities and duties

417-01-110. Commission responsibilities and duties

Pursuant to article 2, section 43 of the state constitution and chapter 44.05 RCW, the commission's duties are:

(1) To accomplish state legislative and congressional redistricting;

(2) To act as the legislature's recipient of the final redistricting data and maps from the United States Bureau of the Census;

(3) To disclose and preserve public records as specified in chapters 42.17, 42.17A, and 40.14 RCW;

(4) To hold open public meetings pursuant to the Open Public Meetings Act, RCW 42.30;

(5) To prepare and disclose its minutes pursuant to RCW 42.32.030;

(6) To prepare and adopt agency rules pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, chapter 34.05 RCW;

(7) To prepare and publish a report with a redistricting plan as provided in RCW 44.05.080(7);

(8) To distribute census data to counties for local redistricting as required by chapter 29A.76 RCW.

Statutory Authority: RCW 44.05.080(2). 11-15-010, § 417-01-110, filed 7/7/11, effective 8/7/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 44.05.080(1). 01-13-123, § 417-01-110, filed 6/20/01, effective 7/9/01; 91-20-006, § 417-01-110, filed 9/19/91, effective 10/20/91.

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