WSR 10-07-156

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed March 24, 2010, 10:08 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Commercial driver's license -- Disqualification for out-of-service order violation.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.01.110 and 46.25.140.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Recent changes in federal regulations require an adjustment of the periods of time for which a commercial motor vehicle operator must be disqualified for violating out-of-service orders.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The department will be adopting the rules in accordance with regulations promulgated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Process for Developing New Rule: Rule will be based on federal requirements.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Clark J. Holloway, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9020, Olympia, WA 98507-9020, (360) 902-3846, cholloway@dol.wa.gov.

March 24, 2010

Walt Fahrer

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office