WSR 04-14-074

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed July 2, 2004, 4:19 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 03-17-027.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 308-14 WAC, regulating court reporters, amending WAC 308-14-200 Court reporter fees.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, Business and Professions Division, 405 Black Lake Boulevard S.W., Building 2, Conference Room 209, Olympia, WA 98502, on August 10, 2004, at 9:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 11, 2004.

Submit Written Comments to: Susan Colard, Court Reporter Program, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507-9026, e-mail scolard@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 570-7002, by August 9, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Susan Colard by August 9, 2004, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6633.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The department has reviewed the rule noted and recommends a reduction in fees to reduce the level of revenue collected.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The current level of revenue collection warrants a reduction in fees and still maintains the level of revenue required to administratively operate the program as required under RCW 43.24.086.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.145.050, 43.24.023, and 43.24.086.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 18.145.050.

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

Name of Proponent: Department of Licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Susan Colard, 405 Black Lake Boulevard S.W., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-6633.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This proposed rule does not have an economic impact on small businesses.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to rules that set or adjust fees or rates pursuant to legislative standards.

July 2, 2004

Mykel D. Gable

Assistant Director

OTS-7336.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-16-060, filed 8/3/98, effective 9/3/98)

WAC 308-14-200   Court reporter fees.   The following fees shall be charged by the business and professions division, department of licensing:

Title of Fee Fee
Certification
Application $((130.00)) 95.00
Renewal ((104.00)) 40.00
Late renewal penalty ((104.00)) 80.00
Verification 25.00
Duplicate 15.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.145.050, 43.24.086 and 43.135.055. 98-16-060, 308-14-200, filed 8/3/98, effective 9/3/98. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.145 RCW and RCW 43.24.086. 90-10-009, 308-14-200, filed 4/20/90, effective 5/21/90.]

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