WSR 07-16-136

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed August 1, 2007, 9:47 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Eligibility requirements, training requirements, test requirements, and fees for commercial driver's licenses.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.01.110, 46.25.060, and 46.25.140.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Bring eligibility requirements into conformance with federal regulations, clarify test requirements, and set fees and adopt training requirements as authorized by recent legislation. Rules will serve to improve the qualifications for drivers of commercial motor vehicles and improve traffic safety.

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 Clark J. Holloway, P.O. Box 9030, Olympia, WA 98507-9030, phone (360) 902-3846, e-mail cholloway@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-8351.

August 1, 2007

Gibb Kingsley

Commercial Driver License

Compliance Program Manager

Washington State Code Reviser's Office