PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Towing business requirements.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.37.005, 46.55.050, 46.55.115.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: There is a need for updates to some of the tow standards. This includes but may not be limited to WAC 204-91A-060, to update/clarify operator disqualifications;
WAC 204-91A-140, to address fees charged for impounds where toll and ferry fares are charged under RCW 46.55.035;
WAC 204-91A-170, to address strap requirements for tow trucks; and WAC 204-91A-180, to clarify the type of identification that is required for a tow truck operator.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of licensing.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency review.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sergeant John Buma, CVD, Tow Coordinator, P.O. Box 42614, Olympia, WA 98504-2600, John.firstname.lastname@example.org, (360) 596-3804.
May 20, 2013
John R. Batiste