WSR 11-23-159

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed November 22, 2011, 10:20 a.m. , effective December 23, 2011 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: The rule increases licensing fees to support operating costs for the collection agency program.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending the rule increases licensing fees to support operating costs for the collection agency program.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 19.16.140.

Other Authority: Chapter 50, Laws of 2011 (session law), RCW 43.24.086.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-20-088 on October 4, 2011.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: November 14, 2011.

Ben T. Shomshor

Rules Coordinator

OTS-4095.1


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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