WSR 09-11-124

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
(Division of Consumer Services)

[ Filed May 20, 2009, 10:08 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending the rules (chapters 208-680A - 208-680G WAC) under the Escrow Agent Registration Act.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 43.320 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The rules on bonding requirements must be amended for clarity and consistency.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Elizabeth Hampton, Division of Consumer Services, P.O. Box 41200, Olympia, WA 98504-1200, (360) 902-8786, ehampton@dfi.wa.gov, DFI web site www.dfi.wa.gov, ListServ subscription.

May 20, 2009

Deborah Bortner, Director

Division of Consumer Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office