Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: With the passage of SSB 5502 during the 2011 legislative session language was added allowing a city with a population of five hundred thousand or more to enforce chapter 46.72A RCW through a joint agreement with the department of licensing. Updates to the WAC are necessary to bring the rules in-line with RCW and provide clean-up to the existing language.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 204-95-030 and 204-95-080.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.37.005 and 46.37.320.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-23-131 on November 21, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: January 13, 2012.
John R. Batiste
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-21-001, filed 10/2/02, effective 11/2/02)
WAC 204-95-030 Fees. (1) The fee for each vehicle inspection will be $25.00. The ((
master license service of
the)) department of licensing, as authorized in RCW 46.72A.030
and 46.72A.090, (( shall)) will charge (( and collect)) the
(( following)) inspection fees on behalf of the (( Washington
inspecting agency, except a city or port that meets the criteria in chapter 46.72A RCW may collect the fee at the time of the inspection.
(2) When required for a limousine carrier business
license applicant, licensee, or limousine chauffeur, the
background check ((
shall)) will consist of a (( fingerprint
card based criminal background search at the state level
conducted by the Washington state patrol identification
section)) background check as allowed through the Washington
state Criminal Records Privacy Act under RCW 10.97.050, the
Washington state patrol criminal identification system under
RCW 43.43.832 through 43.43.834 as outlined in WAC 308-87-070.
Pursuant to RCW 43.43.742, the applicant, driver, or employer
will pay cost associated with the record check.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.37.005. 02-21-001, § 204-95-030, filed 10/2/02, effective 11/2/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.72A.030. 97-03-127, § 204-95-030, filed 1/22/97, effective 2/22/97.]
(1))) (a) Verification of vehicle liability insurance
and current vehicle registration.
(b) Check of all standard equipment for vehicles ((
be checked)) for conformance with requirements as outlined in
chapter 46.37 RCW, to include: Brake (( systems)) equipment,
functional brake performance test, wheel systems, steering and
suspension, fuel system, exhaust system, lighting and signal
system, visibility system, window safety glazing and
sunscreening or coloring, body components, horn, doors, hood,
trunk latch, seatbelts, and bumpers.
(c) Review of interior condition and cleanliness.
(2) Upon successful completion of the safety inspection,
the licensee will be given a copy of the inspection form to
submit to department of ((
licensing)) revenue. Upon receipt
and approval of all licensing documents and fees, the (( master
license service)) department of licensing will issue a decal
(( to the limousine carrier business licensee for each
limousine vehicle to be placed on the vehicle's right rear
bumper.)) which must be located to the left of the rear
license plate, easily observable, and within twelve inches of
the plate. The decal shall not be affixed to the license
plate or a light.
(3) If a vehicle fails the initial inspection, the original inspection paperwork must be provided at the time of reinspection, and the reinspection must be done at the same inspection facility as the initial inspection.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.37.005. 02-21-001, § 204-95-080, filed 10/2/02, effective 11/2/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.72A.030. 97-03-127, § 204-95-080, filed 1/22/97, effective 2/22/97.]