PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-96A WAC Vehicle licenses, to include but not limited to WAC 308-96A-057 Purple Heart license plates.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.01.110, 46.12.070, and 46.16.276.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making may be required to allow spouses of deceased recipients of the Purple Heart medal to purchase and retain a Purple Heart license plate.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of licensing (DOL) welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, DOL will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to everyone on the mailing list and to anyone who requests a copy.
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 Office, Mailstop 48205, P.O. Box 2956, Olympia, WA 98507-2957, or by phone (360) 902-4020, fax (360) 902-7821 or 902-7822, TTY (360) 664-8885, e-mail DBROWN@dol.wa.gov.
June 11, 2007