WSR 09-01-171

PERMANENT RULES

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ Docket A-081419, General Order R-554 -- Filed December 23, 2008, 11:18 a.m. , effective January 23, 2009 ]

     In the matter of amending and adopting several rules in TITLE 480 WAC, relating to adoption-by-reference date revisions and other minor administrative changes.

     1 STATUTORY OR OTHER AUTHORITY: The Washington utilities and transportation commission (commission) takes this action under Notice No. WSR 08-20-130 for an expedited rule making, filed with the code reviser on October 1, 2008. The commission brings this proceeding pursuant to RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353.

     2 STATEMENT OF COMPLIANCE: This proceeding complies with the Administrative Procedure Act (chapter 34.05 RCW), the State Register Act (chapter 34.08 RCW), the State Environmental Policy Act of 1971 (chapter 43.21C RCW), and the Regulatory Fairness Act (chapter 19.85 RCW).

     3 DATE OF ADOPTION: The commission adopts this rule on the date that this order is entered.

     4 CONCISE STATEMENT OF PURPOSE AND EFFECT OF THE RULE: RCW 34.05.325(6) requires the commission to prepare and publish a concise explanatory statement about an adopted rule. The statement must identify the commission's reasons for adopting the rule, describe the differences between the version of the proposed rules published in the register and the rules as adopted (other than editing changes), a summary of the comments received regarding the proposed rule changes, and state the commission's responses to the comments, reflecting the commission's consideration of them.

     5 To avoid unnecessary duplication in the record of this docket, the commission designates the discussion in this order, including Appendix A, as its concise explanatory statement, supplemented where not inconsistent by the staff memoranda preceding the filing of the CR-105 proposal and the adoption order. Together, the documents provide a complete but concise explanation of the agency actions and its reasons for taking those actions.

     6 REFERENCE TO AFFECTED RULES: This rule amends the following sections of the Washington Administrative Code:


Rule Changes
Action WAC No. Rule Title Changes
Chapter 480-14 WAC, Motor carriers excluding household goods carriers and common brokers.
Amend 480-14-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• North American Standard Out-of Service Criteria (CVSA)
April 1, 2008 - No significant change
• Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations,
April 30, 2008 - Part 171

April 30, 2008 - Part 395

Chapter 480-15 WAC, Household goods carriers.
Amend 480-15-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• North American Standard Out-of Service Criteria
April 1, 2008 - No significant change
• Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations
December 31, 2007 - Part 382

December 31, 2007 - Part 383

December 31, 2007 - Part 390

December 31, 2007 - Part 391

December 31, 2007 - Part 392

December 31, 2007 - Part 393

December 31, 2007 - Part 395

December 31, 2007 - Part 396

Chapter 480-30 WAC, Auto transportation companies.
Amend 480-30-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• North American Standard Out-of Service Criteria
April 1, 2008 - No significant change
• Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations
June 30, 2008 - Part 40

December 31, 2007 - Part 382

December 31, 2007 - Part 383

December 31, 2007 - Part 390

December 31, 2007 - Part 391

December 31, 2007 - Part 392

December 31, 2007 - Part 393

December 31, 2007 - Part 395

December 31, 2007 - Part 396

December 31, 2007 - Part 397

Chapter 480-31 WAC, Private, nonprofit transportation providers.
Amend 480-31-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• North American Standard Out-of Service Criteria
April 1, 2008 - No significant change
• Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations
December 31, 2007 - Part 382

December 31, 2007 - Part 383

December 31, 2007 - Part 391

December 31, 2007 - Part 392

December 31, 2007 - Part 393

December 31, 2007 - Part 395

December 31, 2007 - Part 396

December 31, 2007 - Part 397

Chapter 480-62 WAC, Railroad companies--Operations.
Amend 480-62-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations
October 1, 2007 - Parts 171, 172, 173, 174, 178, and 179

October 1, 2007 - Part 234

October 1, 2007 - Part 213

October 1, 2007 - Parts 209, 214, 217, 218, 219, 220, 221, 225, 228, 239, and 240

October 1, 2007 - Part 212

October 1, 2007 - Part 570.7 and 570.60

Chapter 480-70 WAC, Solid waste collection companies.
Amend 480-70-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• North American Standard Out-of Service Criteria
April 1, 2008 - No significant change
• Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations
June 25, 2008 - No significant change
• Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations
December 31, 2007 - Part 382

December 31, 2007 - Part 383

December 31, 2007 - Part 390

December 31, 2007 - Part 391

December 31, 2007 - Part 392

December 31, 2007 - Part 393

December 31, 2007 - Part 395

December 31, 2007 - Part 396

December 31, 2007 - Part 397

Chapter 480-73 WAC, Hazardous liquid pipeline companies.
Amend 480-73-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations
April 1, 2008 - No change to current rule
Chapter 480-75 WAC, Hazardous liquid pipeline companies--Safety.
Amend 480-75-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, except Sections 195.0, 195.1, 199.1, and 199.2
September 2, 2008 - No significant change
Chapter 480-90 WAC, Gas companies--Operations.
Amend 480-90-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations
April 1, 2008 - No significant change
• NARUC1, The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies - as of 1985
No change to current rule
Chapter 480-93 WAC, Gas companies--Safety.
Amend 480-93-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, except Sections 191.1, 192.1(a), 193.2001(a), and 199.1
September 2, 2008 - No significant change
Chapter 480-100 WAC, Electric companies.
Amend 480-100-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations
April 1, 2008 - No significant change
• NARUC, The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies - as of 1985
No change to current rule
• National Electrical Code2 - as of 2005
No change to current rule
• ANSI C12.1, Code for Electricity Metering, 2001 - as of 2001
No change to current rule
Chapter 480-108 WAC, Electric companies--Interconnection with electric generators.
Amend 480-108-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations
July 1, 2008 - No significant change
• NARUC, The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies - as of 1985
No change to current rule
• National Electrical Code - as of 2005
No change to current rule
• ANSI C12.1, Code for Electricity Metering, 2001 - as of 2001
No change to current rule
Chapter 480-120 WAC, Telecommunications companies.
Amend 480-120-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• American National Standards for Telecommunications - "Network Performance Parameters for Dedicated Digital Services - Specifications" - (ANSI T1.510-1999) - as of December 29, 1999 and reaffirmed 2004 - No change to current rule
• The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Standard Telephone Loop Performance Characteristics - as of 2005
No significant change
• National Electrical Safety Code
January 1, 2002 - No change to current rule
• Title 47 Code of Federal Regulations, except Sections 64.2003 through 64.2009
October 1, 1998 - No change to current rule
• Title 47 Code of Federal Regulations, Sections 64.2003 through 64.2009
October 1, 2008 - No significant change
Chapter 480-123 WAC, Universal service.
Amend 480-123-999 Adoption by reference. 1. Adoption by reference dates changed as follows:
• The Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association's (CTIA) Consumer Code for Wireless Service
February 5, 2007 - No significant change

     1 National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).

     2 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).


     7 PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY AND ACTIONS THEREUNDER: A preproposal statement of inquiry is not required under RCW 34.05.353 Expedited rule making.

     8 NOTICE OF EXPEDITED RULE MAKING: The commission filed notice of expedited rule making (CR-105) on October 1, 2008, at WSR 08-20-130. The notice informed interested persons that the rules were being proposed under an expedited rule-making process as required by RCW 34.05.353. The commission provided notice of its expedited rule making to all persons on the commission's list of persons requesting such information pursuant to RCW 34.05.353, and by sending notice to all companies affected by the adoption-by-reference rule proposal. The notice provided interested persons the opportunity to submit written comments to the commission no later than December 2, 2008. The commission posted the relevant rule-making information on its internet web site at www.utc.wa.gov.

     9 COMMENTERS (WRITTEN COMMENTS): No comments were received on the proposed rules.

     10 COMMISSION ACTION: After considering all of the information regarding this proposal, the commission finds and concludes that is [it] should amend the rules as proposed in the CR-105 at WSR 08-20-130.

     11 STATEMENT OF ACTION; STATEMENT OF EFFECTIVE DATE: After reviewing the entire record, the commission determines that WAC 480-14-999, 480-15-999, 480-30-999, 480-31-999, 480-62-999, 480-70-999, 480-73-999, 480-75-999, 480-90-999, 480-93-999, 480-100-999, 480-108-999, 480-120-999, and 480-123-999 should be amended to read as set forth in Appendix A, as rules of the Washington utilities and transportation commission, to take effect pursuant to RCW 34.05.380(2) on the thirty-first day after filing with the code reviser.

     Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

     Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

     Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 14, Repealed 0.

     Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

     Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0;      Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.


ORDER


     12 THE COMMISSION ORDERS:

     13 The commission amends WAC 480-14-999, 480-15-999, 480-30-999, 480-31-999, 480-62-999, 480-70-999, 480-73-999, 480-75-999, 480-90-999, 480-93-999, 480-100-999, 480-108-999, 480-120-999, and 480-123-999 are amended to read as set forth in Appendix A, as rules of the Washington utilities and transportation commission, to take effect pursuant to RCW 34.05.380(2) on the thirty-first day after filing with the code reviser.

     14 This order and the rules set out in Appendix A, after being recorded in the register of the Washington utilities and transportation commission, shall be forwarded to the code reviser for filing pursuant to chapters 80.01, 34.05 RCW and 1-21 WAC.

     DATED at Olympia, Washington, December 15, 2008.

     Washington State Utilities and Transportation Commission

Mark H. Sidran, Chairman

Patrick J. Oshie, Commissioner

Philip B. Jones, Commissioner

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06)

WAC 480-14-999   Adoption of reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, 2006.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-14-360 (Equipment -- Inspection -- Ordered out-of-service for repairs), WAC 480-14-370 (Equipment -- Drivers -- Safety), and WAC 480-14-390 (Hazardous materials regulations).

     (c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Washington, D.C.

     (2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((October 1, 2005)) April 30, 2008, for 49 CFR Parts 171, 172 and 395.

     (b) This publication is referenced in ((WAC 480-14-040 (Definitions), WAC 480-14-070 (Federal regulations, 49 CFR, Part 390 -- General applicability and definitions),)) WAC 480-14-250 (Insurance requirements; cause for suspension or cancellation)((, WAC 480-14-370 (Equipment -- Drivers -- Safety),)) and WAC 480-14-380 (Hours of service -- On duty -- Federal safety regulations)((, WAC 480-14-390 (Hazardous materials regulations), and WAC 480-14-400 (Transportation of radioactive materials -- Driving and parking rules))).

     (c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353. 06-17-087 (Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537), § 480-14-999, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06; 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-14-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-14-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04; 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), § 480-14-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), § 480-14-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06)

WAC 480-15-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2006)) 2008.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-15-560 (Equipment safety requirements).

     (c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Washington, D.C.

     (2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((October 1, 2005)) December 31, 2007.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-15-560 (Equipment safety requirements) and WAC 480-15-570 (Driver safety requirements).

     (c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353. 06-17-087 (Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537), § 480-15-999, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06; 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-15-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-15-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04; 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), § 480-15-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), § 480-15-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending General Order No. R-533, Docket No. TC-020497, filed 6/8/06, effective 7/9/06)

WAC 480-30-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2005)) 2008.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-30-121 (Certificates, applications, charter and excursion) and WAC 480-30-221 (Vehicle and driver safety requirements).

     (c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Washington, D.C.

     (2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((October 1, 2004)) December 31, 2007.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-30-221 (Vehicle and driver safety requirements) and WAC 480-30-226 (Intrastate medical waivers).

     (c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 81.04.160, 81.12.050, 81.68.030, and 81.70.270. 06-13-006 (General Order No. R-533, Docket No. TC-020497), § 480-30-999, filed 6/8/06, effective 7/9/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-30-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-30-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04; 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), § 480-30-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), § 480-30-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket T-051915, General Order No. R-532, filed 5/4/06, effective 6/4/06)

WAC 480-31-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria (OOSC) is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2005)) 2008.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-31-120 (Equipment -- Inspection -- Ordered for repairs).

     (c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Washington, D.C.

     (2) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((October 1, 2004)) December 31, 2007.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-31-100 (Equipment -- Safety), WAC 480-31-120 (Equipment -- Inspection -- Ordered for repairs), and WAC 480-31-130 (Operation of motor vehicles).

     (c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 06-11-013 (Docket T-051915, General Order No. R-532), § 480-31-999, filed 5/4/06, effective 6/4/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 05-21-022, § 480-31-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-31-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04; 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), § 480-31-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), § 480-31-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05)

WAC 480-62-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2004)) 2007.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-160 (Compliance policy), WAC 480-62-200 (Roadway worker safety and operating rules and statutes), WAC 480-62-205 (Track safety standards), WAC 480-62-210 (Crossing signal circuitry), WAC 480-62-215 (Hazardous materials regulations), WAC 480-62-235 (Flaggers), and WAC 480-62-240 (Passenger carrying vehicles -- Equipment).

     (c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

     (2) Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, cited as Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, or MUTCD, is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect in November 2004.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-230 (Traffic control devices), WAC 480-62-235 (Flaggers), and WAC 480-62-245 (Passenger carrying vehicles -- Operation).

     (c) Copies of the MUTCD are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

     (3) Washington state department of transportation rules, cited as chapter 468-95 WAC, are published by the statute law committee.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on March 25, 2004.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-230 (Traffic control devices).

     (c) Copies of the Washington state department of transportation rules are available from the department of transportation or on the internet web site for the office of the code reviser (leg.wa.gov/CodeReviser).

     (4) ANSI Z308.1 - 2003 American National Standard for Minimum Requirements for Workplace First Aid Kits is published by the American National Standards Institute.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 29, 2003.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-240 (Passenger carrying vehicles -- Equipment).

     (c) Copies of ANSI Z308.1 - 2003 American National Standard for Minimum Requirements for Workplace First Aid Kits are available from Global Engineering Documents in Englewood, Colorado.

     (5) ANSI/ISEA 107-2004 - American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel is published by the American National Standards Institute.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on September 15, 2004.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-235 (Flaggers).

     (c) Copies of ANSI/ISEA 107-1999 - American National Standard for High-Visibility Safety Apparel are available from Global Engineering Documents in Englewood, Colorado.

     (6) Title 49 United States Code, cited as 49 U.S.C., is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on January 2, 2002.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-62-200 (Roadway worker safety and operating rules and statutes).

     (c) Copies of Title 49 United States Code are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-62-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-62-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04; 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), § 480-62-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 81.04.160, 81.24.010, 81.28.010, 81.28.290, 81.40.110, 81.44.010, 81.44.020, 81.44.101-81.44.105, and chapters 81.48, 81.53, 81.54, 81.60, and 81.61 RCW. 01-04-026 (Docket No. TR-981102, General Order No. R-477), § 480-62-999, filed 1/30/01, effective 3/2/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06)

WAC 480-70-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all, or portions of, regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) The North American Standard Out-of-Service Criteria is published by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA).

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2006)) 2008.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-70-201 (Vehicle and driver safety requirements).

     (c) The North American Out-of-Service Criteria is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from CVSA in Washington, D.C.

     (2) Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 40 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on July 1, 2006.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-70-041 (Definitions, general).

     (c) Copies of Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

     (3) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((October 1, 2005)) December 31, 2007.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-70-201 (Vehicle and driver safety requirements), WAC 480-70-431 (Biomedical waste, adoption of federal regulations), and WAC 480-70-486 (Hazardous waste, adoption of federal regulations).

     (c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353. 06-17-087 (Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537), § 480-70-999, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06; 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-70-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-70-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04; 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), § 480-70-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), § 480-70-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 81.04.160, 81.77.030 and 80.01.040. 01-08-012 (Docket No. TG-990161, General Order No. R-479), § 480-70-999, filed 3/23/01, effective 4/23/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06)

WAC 480-73-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective date, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 18 CFR, is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (2) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2006)) 2008.

     (3) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-73-130 (Accounting system requirements), WAC 480-73-150 (Retaining and preserving records and reports), and WAC 480-73-160 (Annual reports).

     (4) Copies of Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353. 06-17-087 (Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537), § 480-73-999, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06; 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-73-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 05-06-051 (Docket No. A-021178 and TO-030288, General Order No. R-518), § 480-73-999, filed 2/28/05, effective 3/31/05.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket PL-070974, General Order R-548, filed 5/30/08, effective 6/30/08)

WAC 480-75-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 49 CFR, Parts 195 and 199 including all appendices and amendments except for 49 CFR Sections 195.0 and 195.1, and 49 CFR Sections 199.1 and 199.2, published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((October 1, 2007)) September 2, 2008.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-370 (Design factor (F) for steel pipe), WAC 480-75-630 (Incident reporting), and WAC 480-75-660 (Operations safety plan requirements).

     (c) Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

     (2) The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) B31.4, 1998 edition.

     (a) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-350 (Design specifications for new pipeline projects), WAC 480-75-440 (Pipeline repairs), and WAC 480-75-450 (Construction specifications).

     (b) Copies of ASME B31.4 are available from The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Park Avenue New York, New York.

     (3) The 2001 edition of Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

     (a) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-430 (Welding procedures).

     (b) Copies of Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code are available from The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Park Avenue, New York, New York.

     (4) The commission adopts American Petroleum Institute (API) standard 1104 19th edition.

     (a) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-430 (Welding procedures) and WAC 480-75-460 (Welding inspection requirements).

     (b) Copies of API standard 1104 19th edition are available from the Office of API Publishing Services in Washington DC.

     (5) The commission adopts API RP standard 1117 Second Edition, August 1996.

     (a) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-75-500 (Moving and lowering hazardous liquid pipelines).

     (b) Copies of API standard 1117 Second Edition are available from Global Engineering Documents in Englewood, Colorado.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.060, 81.88.040. 08-12-045 (Docket PL-070974, General Order R-548), § 480-75-999, filed 5/30/08, effective 6/30/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 80.28.210, 81.04.160, 81.88.020, and 34.05.353. 06-14-052 (Docket A-060464, General Order No. R-535), § 480-75-999, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160 and 34.05.353. 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-75-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-75-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 02-18-032 (Docket No. TO-000712, General Order No. R-500), § 480-75-999, filed 8/26/02, 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), § 480-75-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06)

WAC 480-90-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective date, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 18 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2006)) 2008.

     (b) The accounting and reporting for the types of transactions and events covered by the amendment should not be construed as indicative of their treatment by this commission for ratemaking purposes.

     (c) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-90-203 (Accounting system requirements), WAC 480-90-244 (Transferring cash or assuming obligation), WAC 480-90-252 (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Form No. 2), and WAC 480-90-268 (Essential utilities services contracts report).

     (d) Copies of Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

     (2) The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies is published by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect in 1985.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-90-228 (Retention and preservation of records and reports).

     (c) The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from NARUC, in Washington, D.C.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353. 06-17-087 (Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537), § 480-90-999, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06; 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-90-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 05-06-051 (Docket No. A-021178 and TO-030288, General Order No. R-518), § 480-90-999, filed 2/28/05, effective 3/31/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-90-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04; 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), § 480-90-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 01-11-003 (Docket No. UG-990294, General Order No. R-484), § 480-90-999, filed 5/3/01, effective 6/3/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket PG-070975, General Order R-549, filed 5/30/08, effective 6/30/08)

WAC 480-93-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference each of the regulations and/or standards identified below. Each regulation or standard is listed by publication, publisher, scope of what the commission is adopting, effective date of the regulation or standard, the place within the commission's rules the regulation or standard is referenced, and where to obtain the regulation or standard.

     (1) Parts 191, 192, 193, and 199 of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations, including all appendices and amendments thereto as published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version of the above regulations that were in effect on ((October 1, 2007)) September 2, 2008, except the following sections are not adopted by reference: 191.1, 192.1(a), 193.2001(a), 199.1. In addition, please note that in WAC 480-93-013, the commission includes "new construction" in the definition of "covered task," as defined in 49 CFR § 192.801 (b)(2).

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-93-005, 480-93-080, 480-93-100, 480-93-110, 480-93-124, 480-93-155, 480-93-170, 480-93-180, and 480-93-18601.

     (c) The Code of Federal Regulations is published by the federal government. Copies of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations are available from most Government Printing Offices, including the Seattle office of the Government Printing Office, as well as from various third-party vendors and various libraries, including the branch of the state library located at the commission. It is also available for inspection at the commission.

     (2) Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

     (a) The commission adopts the 2001 edition of Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-93-080.

     (c) Copies of Section IX of the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code (2001 edition) are available from The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Park Avenue, New York, New York, and various libraries, including the branch of the state library located at the commission. It is also available for inspection at the commission.

     (3) The American Petroleum Institute (API) standard 1104 (19th edition).

     (a) The commission adopts the 19th edition of this standard.

     (b) This standard is referenced in WAC 480-93-080.

     (c) Copies of API standard 1104 (19th edition) are available from the Office of API Publishing Services in Washington DC, and various libraries, including the branch of the state library located at the commission. It is also available for inspection at the commission.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.060 and 81.88.040. 08-12-046 (Docket PG-070975, General Order R-549), § 480-93-999, filed 5/30/08, effective 6/30/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 80.28.210, 81.04.160, 81.88.020, and 34.05.353. 06-14-052 (Docket A-060464, General Order No. R-535), § 480-93-999, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.04.160, 80.28.210, and 80.01.040. 05-10-055 (Docket No. UG-011073, General Order No. R-520), § 480-93-999, filed 5/2/05, effective 6/2/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.310. 01-20-061 (Docket No. A-010827, General Order No. R-491), § 480-93-999, filed 9/28/01, effective 10/29/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06)

WAC 480-100-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective date, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 18 CFR, including all appendices and amendments is published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on April 1, ((2006)) 2008.

     (b) The accounting and reporting for the types of transactions and events covered by the amendment should not be construed as indicative of their treatment by this commission for ratemaking purposes.

     (c) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-100-203 (Accounting system requirements), WAC 480-100-244 (Transferring cash or assuming obligation), WAC 480-100-252 (Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Form No. 1), and WAC 480-100-268 (Essential utilities services contracts report).

     (d) Copies of Title 18 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

     (2) The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies is published by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC).

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect in 1985.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-100-228 (Retention and preservation of records and reports).

     (c) The Regulations to Govern the Preservation of Records of Electric, Gas, and Water Companies is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from NARUC in Washington, D.C.

     (3) The National Electrical Code is published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 2005.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-100-163 (Service entrance facilities).

     (c) The National Electrical Code is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from the NFPA in Quincy, Massachusetts.

     (4) The American National Standard for Electric Meters: Code for Electricity Metering, ANSI C12.1 is published by the American National Standards Institute.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 2001.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-100-318 (Meter readings, multipliers, and test constants), WAC 480-100-338 (Accuracy requirements for electric meters), and WAC 480-100-343 (Statement of meter test procedures).

     (c) The ANSI C12.1 is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from Global Engineering Documents in Englewood, Colorado.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353. 06-17-087 (Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537), § 480-100-999, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06; 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-100-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05; 05-06-051 (Docket No. A-021178 and TO-030288, General Order No. R-518), § 480-100-999, filed 2/28/05, effective 3/31/05; 04-01-152 (General Order No. R-511, Docket No. A-030852), § 480-100-999, filed 12/22/03, effective 1/22/04; 02-18-033 (Docket No. A-020379, General Order No. R-501), § 480-100-999, filed 8/26/02, effective 9/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 01-11-004 (Docket No. UE-990473, General Order No. R-482), § 480-100-999, filed 5/3/01, effective 6/3/01.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket UE-060649, General Order 545, filed 9/27/07, effective 10/28/07)

WAC 480-108-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library or as otherwise indicated. The publications, effective date, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) The National Electrical Code is published by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 2005.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) The National Electrical Code is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from the NFPA at 1 Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts, 02169 or at internet address http://www.nfpa.org.

     (2) National Electric Safety Code (NESC).

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 2002.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) Copies of the National Electric Safety Code are available from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers at http://standards.ieee.org/nesc.

     (3) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard 1547, Standard for Interconnecting Distributed Resources with Electric Power Systems.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 2003.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) Copies of IEEE Standard 1547 are available from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers at http://www.ieee.org/web/standards/home.

     (4) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard 929, Recommended Practice for Utility Interface of Photovoltaic (PV) Systems.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 2000.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) Copies of IEEE Standard 929 are available from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers at http://www.ieee.org/web/standards/home.

     (5) American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Standard C37.90, IEEE Standard for Relays and Relay Systems Associated with Electric Power Apparatus.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 2005.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) Copies of IEEE Standard C37.90 are available from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers at http://www.ieee.org/web/standards/home.

     (6) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard 519, Recommended Practices and Requirements for Harmonic Control in Electrical Power Systems.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 1992.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) Copies of IEEE Standard 519 are available from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers at http://www.ieee.org/web/standards/home.

     (7) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard 141, Recommended Practice for Electric Power Distribution for Industrial Plants.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 1994 and reaffirmed in 1999.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) Copies of IEEE Standard 141 are available from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers at http://www.ieee.org/web/standards/home.

     (8) Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Standard 142, Recommended Practice for Grounding of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 1991.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) Copies of IEEE Standard 142 are available from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers at http://www.ieee.org/web/standards/home.

     (9) Underwriters Laboratories (UL), including UL Standard 1741, Inverters, Converters, and Controllers for Use in Independent Power Systems.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 2005.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) UL Standard 1741 is available from Underwriters Laboratory at http://www.ul.com.

     (10) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standard at 29 CFR 1910.269.

     (a) The commission adopts the version published in 1994.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) Copies of Title 29 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

     (11) Washington Industrial Safety and Health Administration (WISHA) Standard, chapter 296-155 WAC.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((March 1, 2006)) July 1, 2008.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-108-020.

     (c) The WISHA Standard is available from the Washington Department of Labor and Industries at P.O. Box 44000, Olympia, WA 98504-4000, or at internet address http://www.lni.wa.gov.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 07-20-059 (Docket UE-060649, General Order 545), § 480-108-999, filed 9/27/07, effective 10/28/07; 06-07-017 (Docket No. UE-051106, General Order No. R-528), § 480-108-999, filed 3/6/06, effective 4/6/06.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06)

WAC 480-120-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) American National Standards for Telecommunications - "Network Performance Parameters for Dedicated Digital Services - Specifications" (ANSI T1.510-1999) is published by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on December 29, 1999, and reaffirmed 2004.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-120-401 (Network performance standards).

     (c) The American National Standards for Telecommunications "Network Performance Parameters for Dedicated Digital Services - Specifications" is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from ANSI in Washington, D.C. and from various third-party vendors.

     (2) The Institute of Electrical And Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Standard Telephone Loop Performance Characteristics (ANSI/IEEE Std 820-1984) is published by the ANSI and the IEEE.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect ((on March 22, 1984, and reaffirmed October 26, 1999)) as published in 2005.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-120-401 (Network performance standards).

     (c) The IEEE Standard Telephone Loop Performance Characteristics is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from ANSI and IEEE in Washington, D.C. and from various third-party vendors.

     (3) The National Electrical Safety Code is published by the IEEE.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on January 1, 2002.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-120-402 (Safety).

     (c) The National Electrical Safety Code is a copyrighted document. Copies are available from IEEE in Washington, D.C. and from various third-party vendors.

     (4) Title 47 Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 47 CFR, is published by the United States Government Printing Office, except sections 64.2003 through 64.2009.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, 1998.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-120-359 (Accounting requirements for companies not classified as competitive) and WAC 480-120-349 (Retaining and preserving records and reports).

     (c) Copies of Title 47 Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from various third-party vendors.

     (5) Sections 64.2003 through 64.2009 of Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations, cited as 47 CFR §§ 64.2003 through 64.2009, are published by the United States Government Printing Office.

     (a) The commission adopts the version in effect on October 1, ((2005)) 2008.

     (b) This publication is referenced in WAC 480-120-202 (Customer Proprietary Network Information).

     (c) Copies of Sections 64.2003 through 64.2009 of Title 47 of the Code of Federal Regulations are available from the U.S. Government Online Bookstore, http://bookstore.gpo.gov/, and from third-party vendors.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 81.04.160, and 34.05.353. 06-17-087 (Docket A-060475, General Order No. R-537), § 480-120-999, filed 8/14/06, effective 9/14/06; 05-21-022 (Docket No. A-050271, General Order No. R-521), § 480-120-999, filed 10/10/05, effective 11/10/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040 and 80.04.160. 05-03-031 (Docket No. UT 040015, General Order No. R-516), § 480-120-999, filed 1/10/05, effective 2/10/05; 03-01-065 (Docket No. UT-990146, General Order No. R-507), § 480-120-999, filed 12/12/02, effective 7/1/03.]

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Docket No. UT-053021, General Order No. R-534, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06)

WAC 480-123-999   Adoption by reference.   In this chapter, the commission adopts by reference all or portions of regulations and standards identified below. They are available for inspection at the commission branch of the Washington state library. The publications, effective dates, references within this chapter, and availability of the resources are as follows:

     (1) The Cellular Telecommunications and Internet Association's (CTIA) Consumer Code for Wireless Service.

     (2) The commission adopts the version in effect on ((September 9, 2003)) February 5, 2007.

     (3) This publication is referenced in WAC ((480-123-020)) 480-123-030 (contents of petition for eligible telecommunications carriers).

     (4) Copies of the CTIA Consumer Code for Wireless Service are available at

((http://www.ctia.org/wireless_consumers/consumer_code/)) http://www.ctia.org.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.01.040, 80.04.160, 80.36.600, and 80.36.610. 06-14-051 (Docket No. UT-053021, General Order No. R-534), § 480-123-999, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06.]

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