WSR 08-09-087

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed April 18, 2008, 1:24 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-56A WAC, Certificates of title -- Motor vehicles, etc., to include but not limited to WAC 308-56A-530 Vehicle brands and comments. A new WAC in chapter 308-93 WAC, Vessel registration and certificates of title to provide for the branding of vessel titles and registration.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.01.110, 88.02.070.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making may be required to implement SHB 2817, relating to motor vehicles and vessels contaminated with methamphetamines.

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, 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.

April 18, 2008

Mykel Gable

Assistant Director

Vehicle Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office