WSR 04-05-002

AGENDA

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed February 4, 2004, 12:41 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, 2004 - June 30, 2004)



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
Chapters 480-15, 480-30, 480-51, 480-70, 480-75, 480-90, 480-92, 480-100, 480-110, 480-120, 480-121, 480-140, and 480-146 WAC Rule on reporting transactions between regulated companies and subsidiaries Fred Ottavelli

Regulatory Services

(360) 664-1297

10/2/02 To be determined To be determined Consider establishing rules that would require reporting of transactions between regulated companies and their subsidiaries.
WAC

480-120-146

Rule on changing service providers from one local exchange company to another Tom Wilson

Telecommunications

N/A (Petition for rule making) 1/21/04 3/24/04 Consider adopting and amending rules to clarify the process to be followed when a customer migrates from one LEC to another, and the customer retains his/her telephone number via local number portability (LNP).
WAC

480-62-320

Petition for rule making on locomotive remote technology train operations

Mike Rowswell

Rail Safety

(360) 664-1205

1/24/03 10/22/03 12/31/03 Consider adopting or amending rules related to public and employee safety and the protection of property from damage associated with remote control locomotive operations.
Chapters

480-30 and 480-40 WAC

Bus rules Bonnie Allen

Transportation

(360) 664-1226

5/28/02 4/28/04 6/30/04 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 5/12/04

(Part A)

9/22/04

(Part B)

6/30/04

(Part A)

12/10/04

(Part B)

Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
WAC

480-100-238 and 480-90-238

Resource planning rules Graciela Etchart

Energy Section

(360) 664-1310

4/15/03 6/9/04 9/22/04 Consider resource planning policy revisions. Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
Chapter

480-107

WAC

Electric companies -- Purchasers of electricity Graciela Etchart

Energy Section

(360) 664-1310

4/15/03 6/9/04 9/22/04 Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
Chapter 480-11 WAC

SEPA procedures Not assigned 5/2004

(estimated)

To be determined To be determined Reference Department of Ecology rules; identify commission's responsible official.
Chapters 480-120, 480-80, and 480-122

WAC

Update to telecom rules Sharyn Bate

Telecommunications Section

1/21/04

1/27/04

5/26/04 6/16/04 Consider minor changes that have been identified since the rule underwent a major revision in 2002.
Chapter

480-15 WAC

Household goods Not assigned 6/2004

(estimated)

To be determined To be determined Update tariff fees.
Chapter

480-51

WAC

Steamship companies Not assigned 8/2004 To be determined To be determined Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
WAC

480-93-999 and 480-75-999

Adoption by reference Sondra Walsh

Pipeline Safety

(360) 664-1286

4/2004 To be determined To be determined Incorporate new and amended federal rules by reference per 49 C.F.R.

Carole J. Washburn

Executive Secretary

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office