PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
[Filed December 4, 1998, 3:12 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending WAC 468-38-110 Escort vehicle requirements.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.44.090.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Change compliance date for escort vehicle operator certification from January 1, 1999, to July 1, 1999.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The WAC is enforced by the Washington State Patrol.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making, proposed rule change is the result of a process review team recommendation.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Barry Diseth, Motor Carrier Services, P.O. Box 47367, Olympia, WA 98504-7367, fax (360) 664-9440.
December 4, 1998
Gerald E. Smith