PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[Filed July 12, 2019, 11:50 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 308-101-030 Computation of time.
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: Under RCW 46.20.308
(7), the department shall hold a hearing within thirty days of receipt of a hearing request. By establishing a uniform computation of the department's receipt of the request, it should avoid inconsistency in calculations of the thirty days and reduce the number of hearings that would be dismissed for being scheduled beyond thirty days.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Internal review and stakeholder input.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Marguerite Friedlander, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9031, Olympia, WA 98507-9031, phone 360-664-1523, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 12, 2019