WSR 04-19-017

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed September 7, 2004, 9:00 a.m. , effective October 8, 2004 ]


Purpose: To allow the department to correct a mistake on the record without needing the owner's signature again.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-56A-250.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.16.110.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-14-016 on June 28, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 7, 2004.

Fred Stephens

Director

OTS-7325.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-08-055, filed 3/31/03, effective 5/1/03)

WAC 308-56A-250   Signature of registered owner on application -- Exceptions.   (1) When is the signature of a registered owner(s) required? Each registered owner is required to sign the application for certificate of ownership except when:

(a) The application is for the sole purpose of removing a secured party of record from the certificate of ownership;

(b) Authorized supportive documentation is used in lieu of the signature or signatures;

(c) The legal owner applies for a duplicate certificate of ownership;

(d) There is a statutorily authorized lien filed by a government agency against the vehicle;

(e) An existing legal owner's perfected security interest is transferred to another party and the new secured party is perfecting its security interest;

(f) The department determines from a review of supporting documentation that the vehicle record must be corrected and a new certificate of ownership issued to correct an error made by the department.

(2) When is one signature acceptable on an application for certificate of ownership with multiple registered owners? Only one registered owner's signature is required when:

(a) The last certificate of ownership was issued in another jurisdiction; and

(b) The last certificate of ownership shows multiple registered owners; and

(c) Ownership is not changing.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 03-08-055, 308-56A-250, filed 3/31/03, effective 5/1/03; 99-08-065, 308-56A-250, filed 4/5/99, effective 5/6/99; 92-15-024, 308-56A-250, filed 7/6/92, effective 8/6/92; Order MV 208, 308-56A-250, filed 7/31/74.]

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