WSR 12-23-061

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed November 19, 2012, 11:12 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 12-20-067.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Commercial driver's license and motorcycle endorsement fees.

Hearing Location(s): Highways-Licenses Building, Conference Room 413, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98507 (check in at counter on first floor), on January 3, 2013, at 3:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 7, 2013.

Submit Written Comments to: Clark J. Holloway, P.O. Box 9030, Olympia, WA 98507-9030, e-mail cholloway@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 570-7048, by January 2, 2013.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Clark J. Holloway by January 2, 2013, TTY (360) 664-0116.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Delete redundant and outdated reference to the fee for a commercial driver's license (WAC 308-100-050) and update references to the motorcycle endorsement (WAC 308-104-016) to reflect recent legislative changes (ESSB 6150).

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Brings administrative rules into compliance with recent legislation.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.01.110, 46.20.049, 46.20.505.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 46.20.049 and 46.20.505.

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: Clark J. Holloway, Highways-Licenses Building, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-3846; Implementation and Enforcement: Julie Knittle, Highways-Licenses Building, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-3763.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. A small business economic impact statement is not required pursuant to RCW 19.85.025(3).

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this proposed rule under the provisions of RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a)(i).

November 19, 2012

Damon Monroe

Rules Coordinator


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-24-025, filed 11/28/07)

WAC 308-100-050   Examination fees.   (1) ((The basic fee for obtaining or renewing any class of commercial driver's license shall be thirty dollars.

(2))) The examination fee for each commercial driver's license knowledge examination, commercial driver's license endorsement knowledge examination, or any combination of commercial driver's license and endorsement knowledge examinations, shall be ten dollars.

(((3))) (2)(a) Except as provided in subsection (((3))) (2)(b) of this section, the examination fee for each commercial driver's license skill examination conducted by the department shall be one hundred dollars.

(b) If the applicant's primary use of a commercial driver's license is for any of the following, then the examination fee for each commercial driver's license skill examination conducted by the department shall be seventy-five dollars:

(i) Public benefit not-for-profit corporations that are federally supported head start programs; or

(ii) Public benefit not-for-profit corporations that support early childhood education and assistance programs as described in RCW 43.215.405(((4))).

(((4))) (3) An applicant who has failed the skill examination must re-test and pay the full fee required under subsection (((3))) (2) of this section.

(((5))) (4) Drivers selected for reexamination by the department may be subject to costs associated with the testing.

(((6))) (5) The fees in this section are in addition to the regular drivers' licensing fees.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.25.060, and 46.25.140. 07-24-025, 308-100-050, filed 11/28/07, effective 12/29/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.25.010, 46.25.060, and 46.25.140. 00-18-068, 308-100-050, filed 9/1/00, effective 10/2/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.20.470 and 46.20.505. 00-02-017, 308-100-050, filed 12/27/99, effective 7/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110 and 1989 c 178 3, 5, 8 and 16. 89-18-003, 308-100-050, filed 8/24/89, effective 9/24/89. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 82-03-046 (Order 668 DOL), 308-100-050, filed 1/19/82; Order 691101, 308-100-050, filed 11/26/69; Order 1, 308-100-050, filed 1/5/68.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-02-017, filed 12/27/99)

WAC 308-104-016   Motorcycle endorsement fees.   The endorsement fee for the initial motorcycle endorsement shall be ((ten)) twelve dollars, unless the initial endorsement is issued for a period other than six years, in which case the initial endorsement fee shall be two dollars for each year or partial year that the endorsement is issued, and the subsequent renewal endorsement fee shall be ((twenty-five)) thirty dollars, unless the endorsement is renewed or extended for a period other than ((five)) six years, in which case the subsequent renewal endorsement fee shall be five dollars for each year that the endorsement is renewed or extended.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 46.20.470 and 46.20.505. 00-02-017, 308-104-016, filed 12/27/99, effective 7/1/00.]