WSR 08-14-045

PROPOSED RULES

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ UTC Docket UT-073014 -- Filed June 23, 2008, 2:55 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 08-10-102.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-17-054.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 480-120-071 Extension of service and 480-120-103 Application of service.

Hearing Location(s): Commission Hearing Room 206, Second Floor, Richard Hemstad Building, 1300 South Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504-7250, on Thursday, August 14, 2008, at 1:30 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: Thursday, August 14, 2008.

Submit Written Comments to: David W. Danner, Executive Director and Secretary, P.O. Box 47250, Olympia, WA 98504-7250, e-mail records@utc.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-1150, by Wednesday, July 16, 2008. Please include Docket UT-073014 in your communication.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Mary DeYoung by Monday, August 11, 2008, TTY (360) 586-8203 or (360) 664-1133.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposal would amend WAC 480-120-071 Extension of service, relating to requirements for extension of service to customers within a company's service territory and WAC 480-120-103 Application of service, relating to requirements the applicant and the company must meet for a service application.

The purpose of the continuance of WSR 08-10-102 is to provide notice of an extension of time to July 16, 2008, for filing written comments, and to provide notice of a change in the date of the hearing to receive additional public comment regarding adoption of the rule proposal in this docket. The date of the hearing has been changed from Thursday, June 26, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. to Thursday, August 14, 2008, at 1:30 p.m.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, and 80.36.140.

Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Washington utilities and transportation commission, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Sharyn G. Bate, Regulatory Analyst, 1300 South Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-1295; Implementation and Enforcement: David W. Danner, Executive Director and Secretary, 1300 South Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-1208.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Industry comments indicate that the proposed revision to the rule will not result in or impose an increase in costs. Because there will not be any increase in costs resulting from the proposed rule changes, a small business economic impact statement is not required under RCW 19.85.030(1).

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The commission is not an agency to which RCW 34.05.328 applies. The proposed rules are not significant legislative rules of the sort referenced in RCW 34.05.328(5).

June 23, 2008

David W. Danner

Executive Director

and Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office