WSR 06-22-026

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed October 25, 2006, 8:10 a.m. , effective November 25, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Rule making is required to establish where to obtain warning stickers and where to display them. This rule is established to meet the requirements described in SB 6364 passed by the 59th legislature, 2006 regular session.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 88.02 RCW.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-17-039 on August 8, 2006.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: October 24, 2006.

Sharon L. Whitehead

for Liz Luce

Director

OTS-9078.2


NEW SECTION
WAC 308-93-146   Vessel carbon monoxide warning sticker.   (1) What is a carbon monoxide warning sticker? A carbon monoxide warning sticker is displayed on a vessel to warn people of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.

(2) What vessels are required to have a carbon monoxide warning sticker? Any vessel with an engine that produces carbon monoxide by burning a carbon based fuel such as: Gas, propane, oil, diesel, or charcoal. A personal watercraft (Jet Ski type) is exempt from this rule.

(3) How do I get a carbon monoxide warning sticker? You will receive the carbon monoxide warning sticker from your vessel dealer, or vehicle/vessel licensing offices when you:

(a) Purchase a vessel from a dealer; or

(b) Renew your vessel registration; or

(c) Transfer a vessel into your name from a private sale; or

(d) Transfer a vessel from outside the state or country with a certificate of ownership or registration to a Washington certificate of ownership or registration; or

(e) Request one through your local vehicle/vessel licensing office; or

(f) Receive one that has been approved by the Coast Guard from a boating safety organization.

(4) Where do I attach the carbon monoxide warning sticker to my boat or vessel? You must attach it on the interior of the vessel so it is clearly visible to a person and where they may be exposed to carbon monoxide.

(5) Is there a charge for the carbon monoxide warning sticker? No.

(6) Will I ever have to replace my vessel carbon monoxide warning sticker? Yes, when the sticker becomes faded, damaged, or is no longer readable you can request a replacement at no cost.

(7) Will a carbon monoxide warning sticker installed by the manufacturer or issued by another state meet the requirements of this rule? Yes, the department will accept any warning sticker that warns of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning, provided the warning sticker is attached on the interior of the vessel.

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