WSR 05-14-127

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed July 5, 2005, 8:37 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 446-65-010 Commercial motor vehicle regulations/transportation requirements.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.32.020.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Additional Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are to be adopted to remain compliant with federal enforcement requirements.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Worked with Utilities and Transportation Commission to ensure we adopt the correct Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations regulating the enforcement of the commercial vehicle industry.

Process for Developing New Rule: Continued compliance with federal enforcement rules as related to commercial motor vehicles.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Washington State Patrol, Equipment and Standards Review, P.O. Box 42614, Olympia, WA 98504-2614, christine.fox@wsp.wa.gov, (360) 753-3697, fax (360) 586-8233.

July 5, 2005

Paul S. Beckley

Deputy Chief

for John R. Batiste

Chief

Washington State Code Reviser's Office