WSR 05-06-005

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed February 18, 2005, 2:43 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Possible adjustments to fees charged by the collection agency program.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.16.351 and 43.24.086.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Assure that revenue collection is properly aligned with the cost of operating the licensing program.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Harumi Tucker Tolbert, Department of Licensing, Collection Agency Board, P.O. Box 9034, Olympia, WA 98507-9034, fax (360) 570-7875. Notification will be sent to all licensees and interested parties.

February 18, 2005

Harumi Tucker Tolbert

WMS Manager

Washington State Code Reviser's Office