PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION
[Filed November 6, 2019, 9:29 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Washington utilities and transportation commission (commission) commences this inquiry to review the effects of adopted rule amendments to chapter 480-30 WAC in 2013 relating to flexible fares to allow flexibility in setting rates and promote competition in the auto transportation industry.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The commission supervises and regulates every auto transportation company in this state by "fixing, altering, and amending just, fair, reasonable, and sufficient rates, fares, charges, classifications, rules, and regulations" as required by RCW 81.68.030
(1). It is in the public interest for the commission to undertake a review of the rule changes adopted in 2013 as ordered in Docket TC-121328 and as prescribed in WAC 480-30-075.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and the commission will ask for written comments.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mark L. Johnson, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, P.O. Box 47250, Olympia, WA 98504-7250, phone 360-664-1234, email email@example.com, website https://www.utc.wa.gov/e-filing.
November 6, 2019
Mark L. Johnson