WSR 11-01-157

AGENDA

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed December 22, 2010, 8:31 a.m. ]

The Washington utilities and transportation commission (UTC) submits its semi-annual report rule development agenda, along with the energy facility site evaluation council (EFSEC), for publication in the Washington State Register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

Please direct any questions to Kippi Walker at (360) 664-1139 or kwalker@utc.wa.gov.


Semi-annual Rules Development Agenda

(January 1 - June 30, 2011)



This report is the utilities and transportation commission's semi-annual report rule development agenda for publication in the Washington State Register pursuant to RCW 34.05.314.

Additional rule-making activity not on the agenda may be undertaken to meet conditions not now anticipated.

Dates that are in "bold" print, indicate that filing has occurred. All other dates are projected. The commission maintains a schedule of rule-making activity that is updated several times per month. See <www.utc.wa.gov>.


TITLE AGENCY CONTACT PROPOSED TIMELINE AND STATUS DESCRIPTION OF POSSIBLE CHANGES
CR-101 CR-102 or

CR-105

CR-103 HEARING
CURRENT:
Paperless billing rule making Roger Kouchi

(360) 664-1101

4/7/10


Supplemental

CR-101

8/4/10

Filed 11/3/10


(Continued under guidelines 3(e), 5 to Executive Order 10-06)

1/4/11 Consider the need to develop a new rule and/or modify existing rules in chapters 480-90 and 480-100 WAC to address the use of electronic bills, notices of tariff revisions, bill inserts, documents in adjudicative proceedings, and reports required by settlement stipulations.
Inquiry on regulatory treatment for renewable energy resources Danny Kermode

(360) 664-1253

5/19/10 (Continued under guidelines 3(e), 5 to Executive Order 10-06)


Report and policy statement to be issued by end of year.

Examine the need to adopt new regulations relating to the acquisition of renewable resources by Washington's investor owned electric utilities.

WAC CHAPTER TITLE AGENCY CONTACT PROPOSED TIMELINE AND STATUS DESCRIPTION OF POSSIBLE CHANGES
CR-101 CR-102 or

CR-105

CR-103

HEARING

CURRENT (Continued):
"999" sections in various chapters of TITLE 480 WAC Adoption by reference expedited rule making Edward Keating

(360) 664-1312

(CR-105)

11/3/10


(Continued under Guidelines 3 (a) and (e) to Executive Order 10-06)

N/A Annual update of the citations to material that's incorporated by reference.
Fuel surcharge inquiry Dave Gomez

(260) 664-1240

10/15/10


(Continued under Guideline 3(e) to Executive Order 10-06)

To be determined To be determined Examine whether the commission should consider adopting rules to address methods for determining the circumstances under which it will permit solid waste, auto transportation and ferry companies to impose a surcharge for fuel costs and the methods of calculating any such fuel surcharge.
PROPOSED:
WAC

480-15

480-30

Fitness standard rule making Sharon Wallace

(360) 664-1143

To be determined To be determined To be determined Consider the need to modify existing rules in chapter 480-15 WAC (household goods) and chapter 480-30 WAC (passenger transportation) to define "fitness" for transportation industries regulated by the statutory "fit, willing and able" entry standard.
ON-HOLD (Per Executive Order 10-06):
WAC

480-120

E911 Excise tax clean-up expedited rule making Sharyn Bate

(360) 664-1295

(CR-105)

To be determined

N/A Amend existing rules and statute references in chapter 480-120 WAC in response to SB 6846.
WAC

480-07

480-123

Telecom fee rule making Ann Rendahl

(360) 664-1144

To be determined To be determined To be determined Consider the need to establish fees to recover the costs of performing Telecom Act services from telecommunications companies who receive these services.
WAC

480-75

480-93

Pipeline GIS data submission standards Dave Lykken

(360) 664-1219

To be determined To be determined To be determined Consider the need to establish rules specifying the geographic and pipeline-related data pipeline operators must report to the commission under RCW 80.88.080.
WITHDRAWN (Per Executive Order 10-06):
WAC

480-70-016(3)

Solid waste -- Definitions rule making Penny Ingram

(360) 664-1242

5/7/08


Withdrawn 12/8/10

WSR 11-01-059

Consider the circumstances under which a hauler of construction and demolition waste is not required to have a solid waste certificate.
WAC

480-04

Public access to information and records Adam Torem

(360) 664-1138

9/22/10


Withdrawn 12/7/10

WSR 11-01-049

Review of rules in chapter 480-04 WAC relating to public access to information and records.

Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council

Semi-annual Rules Development Agenda

(January 1 - June 30, 2011)



WAC CHAPTER TITLE AGENCY CONTACT PROPOSED TIMELINE AND STATUS DESCRIPTION OF POSSIBLE CHANGES
CR-101 CR-102 or

CR-105

CR-103

HEARING

PROPOSED:
Greenhouse gas reporting rule Jim La Spina

(360) 664-1362

N/A (CR-105)

2/2011

N/A Expedited adoption of ecology's greenhouse gas reporting rule - chapter 173-441 WAC.
WAC

463-58

Charges for EFSEC services Al Wright

(360) 664-1360

To be determined To be determined To be determined Amend existing rule in response to SHB 2527. (Revisions to EFSEC jurisdiction and charges for EFSEC services.)
WAC

463-06

463-58

Administrative rules Al Wright

(360) 664-1360

To be determined To be determined To be determined Amend existing rules in response to E2SHB 2658. (Administrative revisions resulting from transfer of EFSEC to UTC.)

David W. Danner

Executive Director

and Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office