WSR 04-09-033

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed April 13, 2004, 1:45 p.m. ]

Title of Rule: Chapter 308-56A WAC, Certificate of title--Motor vehicles, etc., specifically WAC 308-56A-075 Multiple legal owners.

Purpose: To show how multiple owners of a vehicle are listed on a vehicle certificate of ownership.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.01.110.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 46.01.110.

Summary: Question 3 is worded incorrectly, the removal of "has been satisfied" after "ownership" in the question is needed.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Sentence is not worded properly.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Katherine Iyall Vasquez, 1125 Washington Street S.E., (360) 902-3718; Implementation and Enforcement: Eric Andersen, 1125 Washington Street S.E., (360) 902-4045.

Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: This would clean up language to the WAC.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The rule provides explanation of how multiple legal owners must be shown on a vehicle certificate of ownership. There will be no effect on the rule. Word clean up only.

Proposal does not change existing rules.

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 Katherine Iyall Vasquez, Department of Licensing, Policy and Projects Office, Vehicle Services, Mailstop 48001, P.O. Box 2957, Olympia, WA 98507-2957, Highways-Licenses Building, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98507 , AND RECEIVED BY June 21, 2004.


April 12, 2004

Robert Smith

for Steve Boruchowitz, Manager

Policy and Projects Office

OTS-7088.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-10-097, filed 5/7/03, effective 6/7/03)

WAC 308-56A-075   Multiple legal owners.   (1) Can more than one legal owner show as security interest on the certificate of ownership? Yes, however, this is subject to the limited amount of space available in the department's computer system for legal owner's name information.

(2) How are additional legal owner's interest shown on the certificate of ownership? Additional legal owners are shown directly after the first legal owner. Only the address of the first legal owner will be shown on the certificate of ownership.

(3) If the security interest has been satisfied with one of the legal owners shown on a certificate of ownership ((has been satisfied)), how is their interest released? When the security interest of one of the legal owners shown on a certificate of ownership has been satisfied that interest must be released on the certificate of ownership or a department approved release of interest form. The remaining legal owner(s) must, within ten days of receiving the properly released certificate of ownership, apply for reissuance of the certificate of ownership showing the remaining legal owner's name and address.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 03-10-097, 308-56A-075, filed 5/7/03, effective 6/7/03; 99-08-064, 308-56A-075, filed 4/5/99, effective 5/6/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110 and 46.12.030. 97-03-076, 308-56A-075, filed 1/15/97, effective 2/15/97; Order MV 208, 308-56A-075, filed 7/31/74.]

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