WSR 03-19-130

EXPEDITED RULES

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed September 17, 2003, 10:16 a.m. ]

Title of Rule: This rule making would revise adoption-by-reference dates in Title 480 WAC.

Purpose: The rule making would revise adoption-by-reference dates in Title 480 WAC to incorporate the most recent versions of adopted federal rules and other adopted publications, and correct grammatical and punctuation errors.

Other Identifying Information: Commission Docket No. A-030852. Affected chapters of the WAC include chapter 480-14, 480-15, 480-30, 480-31, 480-40, 480-62, 480-70, 480-75, 480-90, and 480-100 WAC. Please see below for a list of the specific rules affected and the proposed changes.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353.

Summary: This proposal would revise the adoption-by-reference dates to reflect the current version of adopted material and make other minor administrative changes in Title 480 WAC.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The commission adopts by reference several parts in Titles 18, 40, 47 and 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations and other state rules and national standards. Commission rules need to reflect the most current versions of the adopted material.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sharyn Bate, Regulatory Analyst, 1300 South Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504-7250, (360) 664-1295; Implementation and Enforcement: Carole J. Washburn, Secretary, 1300 South Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504-7250, (360) 664-1174.

Name of Proponent: Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The proposal would change adoption-by-reference dates to reflect current published versions of adopted material, make other minor administrative changes, and correct grammatical and punctuation errors.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: New federal rules and national standards are incorporated into the commission's rules. Other administrative changes and clarifying language is added.


Proposed Rule Changes

Adoption by Reference Date Changes and Other Administrative Changes

Docket No. A-030852

September 17, 2003

Action WAC No. Rule Title Proposed Changes
Chapter 480-14 WAC, Motor Carriers Excluding Household Goods Carriers and Common Brokers
Amend 480-14-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
North American Uniform Out-of Service Criteria, April 1, 2003,

Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, October 1, 2002.

Chapter 480-15 WAC, Household Goods Carriers
Amend 480-15-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:

North American Uniform Out-of Service Criteria, April 1, 2003,

Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, October 1, 2002.

Chapter 480-30 WAC, Auto Transportation Companies
Amend 480-30-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:

North American Uniform Out-of Service Criteria, April 1, 2003,

Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, October 1, 2002.

Chapter 480-31 WAC, Private Nonprofit Transportation Providers
Amend 480-31-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:

North American Uniform Out-of Service Criteria, April 1, 2003,

Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, October 1, 2002.

Chapter 480-40 WAC, Passenger Charter Carriers
Amend 480-40-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:

North American Uniform Out-of Service Criteria, April 1, 2003,

Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, October 1, 2002.

Chapter 480-62 WAC, Railroad Companies -- Operations
Amend 480-62-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:

Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, October 1, 2002,

MUTCD, January 29, 2003,

WSDOT Chapter 468-95 WAC, February 28, 2003,

ANSI Z308.1, April 29, 2003,

L&I Chapter 296-24 WAC - repealed

ANSI/ISEA 107, no change,

Title 49 United States Code, no change.

2. Changes in subsection (4) and (4)(c) update the 1998 American National Standard for Minimum Requirements for the Workplace First Aid Kits to 2003 version.
3. Typographical change in subsection (5)(c) capitalizes Internet.
Chapter 480-70 WAC, Solid Waste Collection Companies
Amend 480-70-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:

North American Uniform Out-of Service Criteria, April 1, 2003,

Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations, July 1, 2003,

Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, October 1, 2002.

Chapter 480-75 WAC, Hazardous Liquid, Gas, Oil and Petroleum Pipeline Companies -- Safety
Amend 480-75-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations - no change.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) B31.4 - no change.

Section IX, ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code - no change.

American Petroleum Institute (API), Standard 1104 - no change.

API RP standard 1117 - no change.

2. Change in subsection (1)(b) corrects outdated WAC reference to 480-75-005 to read WAC 480-75-370, 480-75-630, and 480-75-660.
Chapter 480-90 WAC, Gas Companies -- Operations
Amend 480-90-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations, April 1, 2003.1

NARUC, The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies - no change.

Chapter 480-100 WAC, Electric Companies
Amend 480-100-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations, April 1, 2003.1

NARUC, The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies - no change.

National Electrical Code - no change.

ANSI C12.1, 2001 - no change.

1 18 C.F.R. Parts 201, 101, and 352, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC): Accounting and Reporting of Financial Instruments, Comprehensive Income, Derivatives and Hedging Activities, Effective January 6, 2003, (Docket No. RM 02-3-000). The FERC has amended the General Instructions of 18 C.F.R. Parts 201,101, and 352 to update the accounting and financial reporting requirements under its Uniform System of Accounts for jurisdictional public utilities and licensees, natural gas companies and oil pipeline companies. The accounting and reporting for the types of transactions and events covered by the amendment should not be construed as indicative of their treatment by this commission for rate making purposes.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THE USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Secretary, Docket No. A-030852, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, P.O. Box 47250, Olympia, WA 98504-7250 , AND RECEIVED BY November 17, 2003.


September 17, 2003

Carole J. Washburn

Secretary

OTS-6647.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-14-999   Adoption of reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-14-360, 480-14-370 and 480-14-390.

(c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Bethesda, Maryland.

(2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2001)) 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-14-040, 480-14-070, 480-14-250, 480-14-360, 480-14-370, 480-14-380, 480-14-390 and 480-14-400.

(c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Seattle office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-14-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), 480-14-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

OTS-6648.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-15-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-15-560.

(c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Bethesda, Maryland.

(2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2001)) 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-15-560 and 480-15-570.

(c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Seattle office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-15-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), 480-15-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

OTS-6649.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-30-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-30-097 and 480-30-100.

(c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Bethesda, Maryland.

(2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2001)) 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-30-095 and 480-30-100.

(c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Seattle office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-30-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), 480-30-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

OTS-6650.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-31-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-31-120.

(c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Bethesda, Maryland.

(2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2001)) 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-31-100, 480-31-120, 480-31-130 and 480-31-140.

(c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Seattle office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-31-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), 480-31-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

OTS-6651.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-40-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-40-065.

(c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Bethesda, Maryland.

(2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2001)) 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-40-070 and 480-40-075.

(c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Seattle office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-40-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), 480-40-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

OTS-6652.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-62-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2001)) 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-160, 480-62-200, 480-62-205, 480-62-210, 480-62-215, 480-62-235 and 480-62-240.

(c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Seattle Office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

(2) Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, cited as Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, or MUTCD, is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on January 29, ((2001)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-230, 480-62-235 and 480-62-245.

(c) Copies of the MUTCD are available from the Seattle Office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

(3) Washington state department of transportation rules, cited as chapter 468-95 WAC, are published by the statute law committee.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((January 29, 2001)) February 28, 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-230.

(c) Copies of the Washington state department of transportation rules are available from the department of transportation or on the Internet website for the office of the code reviser (leg.wa.gov/CodeReviser).

(4) ANSI Z308.1 - ((1998)) 2003 American National Standard for Minimum Requirements for Workplace First Aid Kits is published by the American National Standards Institute.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((December 31, 1998)) April 29, 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-240.

(c) Copies of ANSI Z308.1 - ((1998)) 2003 American National Standard for Minimum Requirements for Workplace First Aid Kits are available from the American National Standards Institute, 11 West 42nd Street, NY, NY 10036 or on the Internet website for the American National Standards Institute (http://web.ansi.org/).

(5) ANSI/ISEA 107-1999 - American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel is published by the American National Standards Institute.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on January 29, 2001.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-235.

(c) Copies of ANSI/ISEA 107-1999 - American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel are available from the American National Standards Institute, 11 West 42nd Street, NY, NY 10036 or on the Internet website for the American National Standards Institute (http://web.ansi.org/).

(6) Title 49 United States Code, cited as 49 U.S.C., is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on January 2, 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-200.

(c) Copies of Title 49 United States Code are available from the Seattle office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-62-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 81.04.160, 81.24.010, 81.28.010, 81.28.290, 81.40.110, 81.44.010, 81.44.020, 81.44.101-81.44.105, and chapters 81.48, 81.53, 81.54, 81.60, and 81.61 RCW. 01-04-026 (Docket No. TR-981102, General Order No. R-477), 480-62-999, filed 1/30/01, effective 3/2/01.]

OTS-6653.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-70-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all, or portions of, regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) The North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-70-201.

(c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Bethesda, Maryland.

(2) Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 40 CFR, is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on July 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-70-041.

(c) Copies of Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

(3) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2001)) 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-70-201, 480-70-431 and 480-70-486.

(c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-70-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), 480-70-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 81.04.160, 81.77.030 and 80.01.040. 01-08-012 (Docket No. TG-990161, General Order No. R-479), 480-70-999, filed 3/23/01, effective 4/23/01.]

OTS-6654.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. TO-000712, General Order No. R-500, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-75-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, Parts 195 and 199 including all appendices and amendments except for 195.0, 195.1, 199.1 and 199.2 published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on June 1, 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC ((480-75-005)) 480-75-370, 480-75-630, and 480-75-660.

(c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the Seattle office of the Government Printing Office and from various third-party vendors.

(2) The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) B31.4, 1998 edition.

(a) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-350, 480-75-440, 480-75-450.

(b) Copies of ASME B31.4 are available from The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Park Avenue New York, New York.

(3) The 2001 edition of Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

(a) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-430.

(b) Copies of Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code is available from The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Park Avenue New York, New York.

(4) The commission adopts American Petroleum Institute (API) standard 1104 18th edition.

(a) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-430, 480-75-460.

(b) Copies of API standard 1104 18th edition are available from the Office of API Publishing Services in Washington DC.

(5) The commission adopts API RP standard 1117 Second Edition, August 1996.

(a) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-500.

(b) Copies of API standard 1117 Second Edition are available from the Office of API Publishing Services in Washington DC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 02-18-032 (Docket No. TO-000712, General Order No. R-500), 480-75-999, filed 8/26/02, 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), 480-75-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

OTS-6655.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-90-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective date, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 18 CFR, is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-90-203, Accounting system requirements, and WAC 480-90-208, Financial reporting requirements.

(c) Copies of 18 CFR are available from the U.S. Government Printing Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

(2) The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies is published by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect in 1985.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-90-228, Retention and preservation of records and reports.

(c) The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from NARUC, in Washington, D.C.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-90-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 01-11-003 (Docket No. UG-990294, General Order No. R-484), 480-90-999, filed 5/3/01, effective 6/3/01.]

OTS-6656.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02)

WAC 480-100-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective date, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

(1) Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 18 CFR, is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2002)) 2003.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-100-203, Accounting system requirements and WAC 480-100-208, Financial reporting requirements((;)).

(c) Copies of 18 CFR are available from the U.S. Government Printing Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

(2) The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies is published by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).

(a) The commission adopts the version in effect in 1985.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-100-228, Retention and preservation of records and reports.

(c) The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from NARUC, in Washington, D.C.;

(3) The National Electrical Code is published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

(a) The commission adopts the version published in 2002.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-100-163, Service entrance facilities;

(c) The National Electrical Code is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from the NFPA, in Quincy, Massachusetts.

(4) The American National Standard for Electric Meters: Code for Electricity Metering, ANSI C12.1 is published by the American National Standards Institute.

(a) The commission adopts the version published in 2001.

(b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-100-318, Meter readings, multipliers, and test constants; WAC 480-100-338, Accuracy requirements for electric meters; and WAC 480-100-343, Statement of meter test procedures.

(c) The ANSI C12.1 is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from Global Engineering Documents in Englewood, Colorado.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), 480-100-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 01-11-004 (Docket No. UE-990473, General Order No. R-482), 480-100-999, filed 5/3/01, effective 6/3/01.]

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