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WAC 390-37-040

Enforcement proceduresProcedures for filing complaints with the PDC.

(1) A complaint filed with the PDC must be by electronic writing. Complainants must use the form(s) provided by the PDC on its web site. The executive director may waive this requirement and allow for the use of another written format on the basis of hardship.
(2) A complaint must include:
(a) A statement of the nature of the alleged violation or violations, referencing chapter 42.17A RCW and/or Title 390 WAC (if known), date, time and place of each occurrence and name of person or persons believed to be responsible, and a description of the impact of the alleged violation on the public;
(b) All available documentation and other evidence which the complainant is able to supply that supports the allegations made in the complaint. Information about where documents or evidence can be obtained and any relevant contact information should be included for any items that cannot be supplied with the complaint;
(c) The names and telephone numbers, email addresses, and U.S. mail address, if known, of any witnesses or other persons who have knowledge of facts related to the complaint;
(d) The complainant's name, email address which will be the PDC's official method of communication, U.S. mail address, and telephone number;
(e) The signature of the complainant certifying under penalty of perjury under the laws of the state of Washington that the information provided with the complaint is true and correct to the best of their knowledge and belief; and
(f) Other pertinent information, as required by the PDC.
(3) The person or entity against whom a complaint is filed is known as the respondent.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110(1) and 2018 c 304. WSR 18-24-074, § 390-37-040, filed 11/30/18, effective 12/31/18. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110(8). WSR 15-12-079, § 390-37-040, filed 5/29/15, effective 6/29/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17A.110. WSR 12-03-002, § 390-37-040, filed 1/4/12, effective 2/4/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370. WSR 03-22-065, § 390-37-040, filed 11/4/03, effective 12/5/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.370(1). WSR 84-12-017 (Order 84-03), § 390-37-040, filed 5/25/84; Order 79, § 390-37-040, filed 6/25/76.]
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