WSR 09-11-115

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed May 20, 2009, 8:07 a.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-455 Assembled and homemade vehicles and 308-56A-160 Model year, how determined.

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

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making may be required to comply with RCW 46.12.440 and 46.16.680 and SB 5719, relating to title and registration requirements for kit vehicles, chapter 284, Laws of 2009.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington state patrol.

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.

May 19, 2009

Jennifer Clawson

for Mykel Gable

Assistant Director

Driver and Vehicle Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office