WSR 04-14-012

AGENDA

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed June 25, 2004, 1:33 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

(July 1, 2004 - December 31, 2004)



This report is the Utilities and Transportation Commission's semi-annual report rule development agenda for publication in the Washington State Register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

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

480-70

480-73

480-75

480-90

480-92

480-100

480-110

480-120

480-121

480-140

480-146 WAC

Rule on reporting transactions between regulated companies and subsidiaries Fred Ottavelli

Regulatory Services

(360) 664-1297

10/2/02 7/28/04 10/13/04 Consider establishing rules that would require reporting of transactions between regulated companies and their subsidiaries.
Chapters

480-30

480-40

WAC

Bus rules Bonnie Allen

Transportation

(360) 664-1226

5/28/02 10/13/04 12/10/04 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 6/30/04 10/27/04 Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
WAC

480-100-238

480-90-238

Resource planning rules Graciela Etchart

Energy Section

(360) 664-1310

4/15/03 9/22/04 12/10/04 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 9/22/04 12/10/04 Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02.
Chapter

480-11

WAC

SEPA procedures Not assigned 9/2004

(estimated)

To be determined To be determined Reference Department of Ecology rules; identify commission's responsible official.
Chapters

480-120

480-80

480-122

WAC

Update to telecom rules Sharyn Bate

Telecom. Section

(360) 664-1295

1/21/04

1/27/04

7/28/04 9/22/04 Consider minor changes that have been identified since the rule underwent a major revision in 2002.
Chapter

480-15

WAC

Household goods Not assigned 8/2004 To be determined To be determined Update tariff fees.
Chapter

480-51

WAC

Commercial ferries Not assigned 10/2004 To be determined To be determined Review of rules as a result of Governor Locke's Executive Order 97-02
WAC

480-93-999

480-75-999

Adoption by reference Lindsay Marquez

Pipeline Safety

(360) 664-1302

On hold pending federal rule making Incorporate new and amended federal rules by reference per 49 C.F.R.
WAC

480-62-218

Point protection for train movements Mike Rowswell

Rail Safety

(360) 664-1265

2/18/04 7/21/04 9/29/04 Consider adopting rules relating to point protection for train movements.
WAC

480-110-255

Review of jurisdictional provisions Danny Kermode

Water Section

(360) 664-1253

4/7/04 8/11/04 9/22/04 Consider raising jurisdictional threshold for water companies
999 Sections in various chapters of Title 480 WAC Adoption by reference Not assigned N/A To be determined To be determined Update of internal WAC references.
WAC

480-60-035

Walkways Mike Rowswell

Rail Safety

(360) 664-1205

Pending petition on which commission has not yet ruled To be determined To be determined Consider requiring material that is 3/4" or less in size for switching leads.

D. Wilhelmi

for Carole J. Washburn

Executive Secretary

Legislature Code Reviser 

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office