WSR 11-15-088

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed July 20, 2011, 9:05 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-29-045 Collection agency fees.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Ben Shomshor, Rules Coordinator, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 2957, Olympia, WA 98507-2957 , AND RECEIVED BY September 20, 2011.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Implementing legislation chapter 50, Laws of 2011 1st sp. sess. (prev. 2EHB [2ESHB] 1087).

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The 2011 legislature authorized a fee increase to support operating costs for the collection agency program.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 50, Laws of 2011 (session law), RCW 19.16.140, 43.24.086.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 50, Laws of 2011 (session law).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Margaret Vogeli, Department of Licensing, Olympia, Washington, (360) 664-1389; Implementation and Enforcement: Harumi Tolbert, Department of Licensing, Olympia, Washington, (360) 664-1379.

July 20, 2011

Ben T. Shomshor

Rules Coordinator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-18-043, filed 8/26/04, effective 10/1/04)

WAC 308-29-045   Collection agency fees.   The following fees ((shall)) will be charged by the business and professions division of the department of licensing:


Title of Fee Fee
Collection agency -- Main office:
Original application $((650.00)) 850.00
Renewal ((410.00)) $475.00
Reregistration fee after 30 days ((1,060.00)) $1,325.00
Branch office (with WA main office):
Original application ((350.00)) $550.00
Renewal ((238.00)) $300.00
Reregistration fee after 30 days ((588.00)) $850.00
Out-of-state collection agency -- Main office:
Original application $425.00
Renewal $237.50
Reregistration fee after 30 days $662.50
Branch office -- With out-of-state main office:
Original application $275.00
Renewal $150.00
Reregistration fee after 30 days $425.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.16.140, 43.24.086. 04-18-043, 308-29-045, filed 8/26/04, effective 10/1/04. Statutory Authority: [RCW 19.16.410]. 01-11-132, 308-29-045, filed 5/22/01, effective 6/22/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 90-06-052, 308-29-045, filed 3/2/90, effective 4/2/90; 87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-29-045, filed 5/1/87. Statutory Authority: 1983 c 168 12. 83-22-060 (Order PL 446), 308-29-045, filed 11/2/83; 83-17-031 (Order PL 442), 308-29-045, filed 8/10/83. Formerly WAC 308-29-040.]

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