WSR 12-12-044

INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT

UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed May 31, 2012, 2:37 p.m. ]


NOTICE OF INTERPRETIVE AND POLICY STATEMENT


Document Title: Recycling Revenue Sharing Plans Interpretive and Policy Statement, Docket TG-112162.

Subject: In the matter of the commission's investigation of recycling revenue sharing plans.

Effective Date: May 30, 2012.

Document Description: The Washington utilities and transportation commission (commission) addresses issues concerning implementation of recycling revenue sharing plans (plans) under RCW 81.77.185. Specifically, the commission interprets the statute and establishes policies with respect to the following issues: (1) How plans can demonstrate that retained recycling revenues will be used to "increase recycling" as required by the statute; (2) permissible plan expenditures; (3) budgets for plan revenues and expenditures; (4) the role of local governments in developing and implementing plans; (5) the role of commission staff in plan review and approval; and (6) plan filing process.

To receive a copy of the interpretive and policy statement, contact the commission by phone (360) 664-1160, fax (360) 586-1150, e-mail records@utc.wa.gov, or go to the commission's web site at www.utc.wa.gov.

Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.

David W. Danner

Executive Director

and Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office