PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-65 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.55.190, 46.79.080, and 46.80.140.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Clarifying language that promotes a consistent application of law.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Office of the attorney general, consumer protection and the 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 Mary Morris, Administrative Assistant 3, Dealer/Manufacturer Services, Mailstop 48204, P.O. Box 9039, Olympia, WA 98507, by phone (360) 664-6464, fax (360) 586-6703, e-mail Mmorris@dol.wa.gov.
September 16, 2009