PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-96A WAC, Vehicle licenses, to include but not limited to WAC 308-96A-545 Gold star parent license plate.
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: To include widows, widowers, biological children, and adoptive children as eligible applicants for gold star special license plates that honor fallen heroes.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington state department of veteran affairs.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of licensing (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 Cathie Jelvik, Administrative Assistant, Vehicle and Vessel Licensing, Mailstop 48203, P.O. Box 9909, Olympia, WA 98507.
May 22, 2013