WSR 03-12-013

PERMANENT RULES

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed May 27, 2003, 2:39 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: May 14, 2003.

Purpose: To allow transit city buses to keep the sunscreening devices that are being installed when buses are manufactured.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 204-82A-060, State patrol (Commission on Equipment) - Motor vehicle sunscreening devices.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.37.005.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-08-089 on April 2, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

May 20, 2003

Ronal W. Serpas

Chief

OTS-4852.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 89-24-023, filed 11/30/89, effective 12/31/89)

WAC 204-82A-060   Exceptions.   Due to the nature of use, function and operation of such vehicles, transit city buses are exempt from the provisions of WAC 204-92A-050 (1) and (2). The following are exempted from the provisions of WAC 204-82A-050(2):

(1) Hearses.

(2) Ambulances.

(3) Limousines ((and)), passenger buses, and transit city buses used to transport persons for compensation.

Such vehicles shall have mirrors on both the right and left to provide vision at least two hundred feet to the rear. This section does not limit liability of the operators and/or owners of such vehicles involved in accidents resulting from reduced visibility.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 47.37.005 [46.37.005]. 89-24-023, 204-82A-060, filed 11/30/89, effective 12/31/89.]

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