WSR 99-12-102

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 2, 1999, 8:15 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Sellers of Travel Registration Act rule update to chapter 308-129 WAC due to new legislative changes.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.138.170(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Legislative changes to chapter 19.139 RCW and the continued growth within the industry has deemed it essential to revise the rules for the seller of travel industry in order to provide effective protection to Washington state consumers.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Michael W. Schneider, P.O. Box 9649, Olympia, WA 98507-9649, phone (360) 753-3713, fax (360) 664-2550.

June 1, 1999

Michael W. Schneider

Manager

Washington State Code Reviser's Office