WSR 05-21-134

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed October 19, 2005, 9:23 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-96A WAC, Vehicle licenses, to include but not limited to WAC 308-96A-400 Excise tax exemption -- Indians.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.01.110.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making is required to apply the exemption to local motor vehicle excise taxes. Currently the rule only gives the exemption for RTA excise tax and does not include the Seattle Monorail Project or other future local taxing authorities.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Dale R. Brown, Management Analyst, Policy and Project Office, Mailstop 48001, P.O. Box 2956, Olympia, WA 98507-2957, or by phone (360) 902-4020, fax (360) 902-0140, TTY (360) 664-8885, e-mail DBROWN@dol.wa.gov.

October 19, 2005

D. McCurley, Administrator

Title and Registration Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office