WSR 11-13-116

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 21, 2011, 2:24 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-96A WAC, Vehicle licenses, to include but not limited to WAC 308-96A-161 Fleet registrations.

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: To clarify the requirements for registering a fleet, and reducing the number of required vehicles in a permanent fleet. Reducing the number of vehicles in a permanent fleet allows more fleet owners the option to register as a fleet owner.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

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 Debra K. Then, Research Analyst, Program and System Support, Mailstop 48205, P.O. Box 9037, Olympia, WA 98501-9037, or by phone (360) 902-4094, fax (360) 902-3706, TTY (360) 664-0116, e-mail dthen@dol.wa.gov.

June 21, 2011

Ben T. Shomshor

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office