PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-96A WAC, Vehicle licenses, to include but not limited to a new rule to create a mechanism to assign a limited number of special license plates to sponsoring organizations (under the special license plate program).
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.01.110.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making may be required to create a mechanism for the initial issuance of a limited number, up to the first twenty-five sequential special license plates to sponsoring organizations. The rule would specify the process the department would use to assign plates, and specify the information a sponsoring organization must provide.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Katherine Iyall Vasquez, Rules Manager, Policy and Projects Office, Mailstop 48001, P.O. Box 2956, Olympia, WA 98507-2957, or by phone (360) 902-3718, fax (360) 902-3827, TTY (360) 664-8885, e-mail Kvasquez@dol.wa.gov.
June 16, 2004
Katherine I. Vasquez
for Steve Boruchowitz, Manager
Policy and Projects Office