WSR 03-04-006

AGENDA

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed January 24, 2003, 2:51 p.m. ]

The Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission submits its semi-annual report rule development agenda for publication in the Washington State Register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

Please direct any questions to Karen M. Caille at (360) 664-1136 or kcaille@wutc.wa.gov.

Utilities and Transportation Commission

Semi-Annual Rules Development Agenda

(January 1, 2003 - June 30, 2003)



This report is the Utilities and Transportation Commission's semi-annual report rule development agenda for publication in the Washington State Register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

Additional rule-making activity not on the agenda may be undertaken to meet conditions not now anticipated.

Dates that are in "bold" print, indicate that filing has occurred. All other dates are projected. The commission maintains a schedule of rule-making activity that is updated several times per month. See <www.wutc.wa.gov>.


WAC

CHAPTER

TITLE AGENCY CONTACT PROPOSED

TIMELINE

DESCRIPTION OF CHANGES
CR-101 CR-102 CR-103
Chapter 480-09 WAC Procedural rules. Dennis Moss

Administrative Law Division

(360) 664-1164

6/1/01 6/27/03 8/27/03 Review of commission procedural rules.
WAC 480-15

480-30

480-51

480-70

480-75

480-90

480-92

480-100

480-110

480-120

480-121

480-140

480-146

Rule on reporting transactions between regulated companies and subsidiaries. Fred Ottavelli

Regulatory Services

(360) 664-1297

10/2/02 3/26/03 5/28/03 Consider establishing rules that would require reporting of transactions between regulated companies and their subsidiaries.
WAC

480-62-320

Petition for rule making on locomotive remote technology train operations. Mike Rowswell

Rail Safety

(360) 664-1205

1/24/03 9/10/03 11/26/03 Consider adopting or amending rules related to public and employee safety and the protection of property from damage associated with remote control locomotive operations.
Chapter 480-30 WAC

Chapter 480-40 WAC

Bus rules. Bonnie Allen

Regulatory Services

(360) 664-1226

5/28/02 4/9/03 7/23/03 Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
Chapter 480-93 WAC Pipeline safety rules. Sondra Walsh

Pipeline Safety

(360) 664-1286

8/9/01 7/23/03 1/2004 Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
WAC

480-100-238

480-90-238

Resource planning rules. Graciela Etchart

Regulatory Services

(360) 664-1310

3/26/03 12/2003 3/2004 Consider resource planning policy revisions. Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
Chapter 480-04 WAC Public access to information and records. Not assigned 4/2003 (estimated) To be determined To be determined Update rules.
Chapter 480-11 WAC SEPA procedures. Not assigned 4/2003 (estimated) To be determined To be determined Reference Department of Ecology rules; identify commission's responsible official.
Chapter 480-62 WAC Railroad companies -- Operations. Mike Rowswell

Rail Safety

(360) 664-1265

6/11/03 1/2004 3/2004 Consider the following new rules: Specify deadline for return of defect report; crossing inspection requirements by railroad; records requirement relating to crossing inspections, community notice requirements; names, addresses and phone numbers of persons responsible for crossing repairs, signal repairs, and other problems; railroads responsible for crossing and signal maintenance; definition of severe crossing defects, and a requirement for immediate repair of such defects; and reporting complaints from citizens or governmental entities to the commission or retaining records of such complaints.
Title

480 WAC

Adoption by reference. Not assigned 4/2003

(estimated)

To be determined To be determined Update adoption-by-reference dates in Title 480 WAC.

Carole J. Washburn

Secretary

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office