WSR 06-09-077

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed April 18, 2006, 1:58 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-96A WAC, Vehicle licenses, to include but not limited to WAC 308-96A-096 Registration requirements.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.16.010.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making expands the exemptions of this rule. Allowing military spouses and dependents with valid licenses to be exempt from the requirement of a current Washington driver's license. This will make the vehicle rule consistent with drivers rule.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Committee with stakeholder review.

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, Vehicle Services, Assistant Director's 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.

April 18, 2006

D. McCurley, Administrator

Title and Registration Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office