PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
WASHINGTON STATE PATROL
[Filed May 20, 2020, 12:47 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 446-65-010, Commercial motor vehicle regulations—Transportation requirements.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.32.020
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose is to ensure that Washington state will abide by the same rules as interstate vehicles with the same gross vehicle weight rating and ensuring unsafe drivers are removed from the roadways.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington state utilities and transportation commission, and Washington state department of transportation.
Process for Developing New Rule: The Washington state patrol (WSP) welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person identified below. At a later date, WSP will file a Proposed rule making (CR-102) with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent 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 Kimberly Mathis, Agency Rules Coordinator, 106 11th Avenue S.W., Olympia, WA, phone 360-596-4017, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.wsp.wa.gov/rules-development; or CVEO 4 Jonas Mast, 106 11th Avenue S.W., Olympia, WA, email email@example.com.
May 20, 2020
John R. Batiste