WSR 12-11-018

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed May 7, 2012, 8:43 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 308-56A-460(3) What is the current market value threshold amount?, need to change to seven thousand eight hundred eighty.

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: Changes to the rule are required to comply with RCW 46.12.600. This section requires the department to determine the market value threshold each year according to information provided in the United States Department of Labor consumer price index report.

If the threshold amount changes the department of licensing (DOL) must document the new amount by updating the rule. The threshold amount is only referenced in WAC 308-56A-460(3).

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

Process for Developing New Rule: 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.

May 7, 2012

Damon Monroe

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office