WSR 04-18-043

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed August 26, 2004, 2:34 p.m. , effective October 1, 2004 ]


Purpose: Amend chapter 308-29 WAC, regulating collection agencies, to amend the rule with fee reductions, while still ensuring there is a sufficient level of revenue to defray program administration costs as required under RCW 43.24.086.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-29-045 Collection agency fees.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 19.16.140, 43.24.086.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-14-070 on July 2, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: August 17, 2004.

August 18, 2004

Mykel D. Gable

Assistant Director

OTS-7306.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-11-132, filed 5/22/01, effective 6/22/01)

WAC 308-29-045   Collection agency fees.   The following fees shall be charged by the business and professions division of the department of licensing:


Title of Fee Fee
Collection agency -- Main office:
Original application $650.00
((Investigation (nonrefundable) 250.00))
Renewal ((600.00)) 410.00
((Late renewal penalty 400.00))
Reregistration fee after 30 days ((1,650.00)) 1,060.00
((Duplicate license 15.00))
Branch office (with WA main office):
Original application 350.00
Renewal ((350.00)) 238.00
((Late renewal penalty 200.00))
Reregistration fee after 30 days ((900.00)) 588.00
((Duplicate license 15.00))

[Statutory Authority: [RCW 19.16.410]. 01-11-132, 308-29-045, filed 5/22/01, effective 6/22/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 90-06-052, 308-29-045, filed 3/2/90, effective 4/2/90; 87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-29-045, filed 5/1/87. Statutory Authority: 1983 c 168 12. 83-22-060 (Order PL 446), 308-29-045, filed 11/2/83; 83-17-031 (Order PL 442), 308-29-045, filed 8/10/83. Formerly WAC 308-29-040.]

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