WSR 08-14-115

AGENDA

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed June 30, 2008, 1:27 p.m. ]

The Washington utilities and transportation commission submits its semi-annual report rule development agenda for publication in the Washington state register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

Please direct any questions to Kippi Walker at (360) 664-1139 or kwalker@utc.wa.gov.


Semi-annual Rules Development Agenda

(July 1, 2008 - December 31, 2008)



This report is the utilities and transportation commission's semi-annual report rule development agenda for publication in the Washington state register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

Additional rule-making activity not on the agenda may be undertaken to meet conditions not now anticipated.

Dates that are in "bold" print, indicate that filing has occurred. All other dates are projected. The commission maintains a schedule of rule-making activity that is updated several times per month. See <www.utc.wa.gov>.


WAC

CHAPTER

TITLE AGENCY

CONTACT

PROPOSED TIMELINE DESCRIPTION OF POSSIBLE CHANGES
CR-101 CR-102 CR-103 HEARING
WAC

480-120-071

Telecom line extension rule making Sharyn Bate

(360) 664-1295

8/10/07 5/7/08

6/23/08 (cont.)

8/14/08 Consider standards for line extensions to unserved areas.
WAC

480-07

Procedural rules Ann Rendahl

(360) 664-1144

12/5/07

3/19/08

6/4/08 8/14/08 Examine the need to revise and clarify rules to selected sections of chapter 480-07 WAC, Procedural rules.
WAC

480-31-080

Nonprofit bus fee rule making Betty Young

(360) 664-1202

6/4/08 8/6/08 9/23/08 Examine the need to remove the annual vehicle fee for nonprofit transportation providers from rule and allow the commission to set the fee by order each year.
WAC

480-70-016(3)

Solid waste -- Definitions rule making Penny Ingram

(360) 664-1242

5/7/08 2/09 4/09 Consider changing rule to eliminate interpretation that soil used as cover in a landfill has value and is regulated as a commodity under chapter 80.80 RCW instead of regulated as solid waste under chapter 81.77 RCW.
WAC

480-100

and

WAC

480-107

Greenhouse gas emissions standard rules Dick Byers

(360) 664-1209

2/5/08 8/20/08 10/23/08 Consider rules to govern the process for determining compliance with the greenhouse gas emissions standard established pursuant to SB 6001 (chapter 80.80 RCW).
WAC

480-120

480-121

480-123

480-80

Telecom tune-up rule making Sharyn Bate

(360) 664-1295

To be determined

To be determined To be determined Consider possible changes to rules in chapter 480-120 WAC, Telephone companies, and chapter 480-80 WAC, Utilities general -- Tariff and contracts, relating to telecommunications.
WAC

480-110

Investor-owned water companies David Gomez

(360) 664-1240

9/08 3/09 5/09 Consider rule changes to streamline and improve the effectiveness of the commission's regulation of investor-owned water companies.
"999" Sections in various chapters of TITLE 480 WAC Adoption by reference expedited rule making Christopher Mickelson

(360) 664-1267

To be determined To be determined To be determined Annual update of the citations to material that's incorporated by reference.

David W. Danner

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office