WSR 97-08-016

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

[Filed March 24, 1997, 3:10 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revise chapter 468-105 WAC, Public advisory elections for selected state transportation facilities.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 47.46 RCW as revised in 1996 legislative session (SSB 6753).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule is revised to reflect legislative changes in 1996 (SSB 6753) and to reflect department commitment indicated in letter to Senator Karen Fraser, Chair, Joint Administrative Rules [Review] Committee, dated March 18, 1996.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Changes prescribed in statute (chapter 47.46 RCW) and by Joint Administrative Rules [Review] Committee.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Rhonda Brooks, Program Manager, Washington State Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 47395, Olympia, WA 98504-7395, (360) 664-2911, FAX (360) 664-2770.

March 24, 1997

S. A. Moon

Deputy Secretary

for Operations

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office