WSR 09-06-030

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed February 24, 2009, 8:07 a.m. , effective March 27, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Rule making is required to clarify the rule pertaining to horseless carriage. This amendment will provide a definition of a vehicle owned by a collector.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-96A-073 Antique vehicle -- Horseless carriage license plate.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.16.305.

Other Authority: RCW 46.01.110.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-01-154 on December 23, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: February 24, 2009.

Mykel D. Gable

Assistant Director

Vehicle Services

OTS-2077.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-16-071, filed 8/6/02, effective 9/6/02)

WAC 308-96A-073   Antique vehicle -- Horseless carriage license plate.   (1) What is a horseless carriage license plate? A horseless carriage license plate is a single license plate issued to a qualified motor vehicle owned by a collector as defined in RCW 46.04.125. It must be displayed on the rear of the vehicle for which it was issued.

(2) What vehicles qualify for a horseless carriage license plate? Any motor vehicle which is:

(a) At least forty years old; and

(b) Capable of being operated upon the highway; and

(c) Currently registered in Washington; and

(d) Operated primarily as a collector vehicle under RCW 46.16.307.

(((2) How is a horseless carriage license plate displayed? The horseless carriage license plate must be displayed on the rear of the vehicle for which it was issued.))

(3) ((If I sell my vehicle)) May I ((keep)) transfer my horseless carriage license plate to another antique vehicle? ((Yes. You may keep the)) No. Horseless carriage license plates ((but it is)) are not transferrable to any other motor vehicle.

(4) What additional fees are required to obtain a horseless carriage license plate? In addition to all other license fees required by law, the applicant must pay ((an additional license)) a fee of thirty-five dollars for ((this)) a horseless carriage license plate.

(5) Are horseless carriage license plates subject to periodic replacement? No, the horseless carriage license plates are exempt from the vehicle license plate replacement schedule and are valid for the life of the vehicle.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.16.335, 46.12.070, 46.16.276. 02-16-071, 308-96A-073, filed 8/6/02, effective 9/6/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.16.335, 46.16.276. 01-10-069, 308-96A-073, filed 4/30/01, effective 5/31/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110 and 46.16.335. 98-09-024, 308-96A-073, filed 4/8/98, effective 5/9/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 97-07-014, 308-96A-073, filed 3/11/97, effective 4/11/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110 and 46.12.070 [46.16.335]. 91-04-025, 308-96A-073, filed 1/29/91, effective 3/1/91.]

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