Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 308-56A WAC, Certificates of title -- Motor vehicles etc., to
amend WAC 308-56A-270 Forms of signature.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Dale R. Brown, Department of Licensing, 1125 Washington Street S.E., P.O. Box 2957, Olympia, WA 98507-2957 , AND RECEIVED BY July 6, 2006.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this proposal is to correct a mistake in the citing of an RCW. The effect of this change will be to correct the use of the wrong statute.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: With the changes in law over the years, additional definitions have been added to RCW 9A.04.110 and our current cite of the RCW is incorrect.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.16.010.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 9A.04.110.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: , governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Dale R. Brown, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, (360) 902-4020; Implementation and Enforcement: Eric Andersen, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, (360) 902-4045.
Sharon L. Whitehead
for Liz Luce
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-08-055, filed 3/31/03, effective 5/1/03)
WAC 308-56A-270 Forms of signature. (1) What forms of signature are acceptable to the department? The department will accept:
(a) The signature of an individual in the same form as the name appears on the application or on the certificate of ownership.
(b) The signature containing initials corresponding to the first letter of the given name(s).
(c) The signature containing a given name(s) corresponding to the initials.
(d) Common nicknames such as Bob for Robert, Jim for James, Betty for Elizabeth, etc.
(e) The signature, any memorandum, signature stamp, mark
or sign made with the intent to authenticate an application
for certificate of ownership or registration of any person
provided in RCW 9A.04.110(23))).
(2) What form of signature is required for business owned vehicles? Signatures for business owned vehicles must include:
(a) The name of the business or a commonly accepted abbreviation for the business;
(b) The signature of the person authorized to sign on behalf of the business as stated in subsection (1) of this section; and
(c) The title or position of that person.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 03-08-055, § 308-56A-270, filed 3/31/03, effective 5/1/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.12.101, 88.02.070. 02-01-123, § 308-56A-270, filed 12/19/01, effective 1/19/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 99-08-065, § 308-56A-270, filed 4/5/99, effective 5/6/99; Order MV 208, § 308-56A-270, filed 7/31/74.]