WSR 04-16-118

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed August 4, 2004, 10:04 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 03-14-047.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 308-129 WAC, Sellers of travel, amending WAC 308-129-110 Seller of travel registration fees.

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

Date of Intended Adoption: September 10, 2004.

Submit Written Comments to: Randy Renfrow, Seller of Travel Program, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507, e-mail rrenfrow@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 664-6634, by September 8, 2004.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Randy Renfrow by September 8, 2004, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6634.

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 19.138.170, 43.24.023, 43.24.086.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 19.138.170.

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: Randy Renfrow, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 664-6634.

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.

August 4, 2004

Mykel D. Gable

Assistant Director

OTS-7423.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-12-027, filed 5/26/04, effective 7/1/04)

WAC 308-129-110   Seller of travel registration fees.   The following fees shall be charged by the business and professions division of the department of licensing:

Title of Fee Fee
Original registration fee $ ((199.00)) 145.00
Registration renewal ((199.00)) 145.00
Service of process fee 20.00

Branch offices are subject to a duplicate registration fee. The duplicate registration fee for each branch office shall be an amount equal to the original registration fee.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.138.170, 43.24.023. 04-12-027, 308-129-110, filed 5/26/04, effective 7/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.138.170(1). 00-01-128, 308-129-110, filed 12/20/99, effective 1/20/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 19.138 RCW. 96-14-092, 308-129-110, filed 7/2/96, effective 8/2/96.]

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