PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[Filed November 18, 2020, 10:33 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 308-104-019 Renewal of driver's license or identicard by electronic commerce. Allowing persons under twenty-five years of age to renew a driver license online.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule change is necessary to allow greater access to the department's online services for driver license renewals. Owing to public health guidelines, the department must operate physical locations at fifty percent capacity. This proposal allows more residents to utilize an online channel to renew a driver license.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None. The department of licensing is responsible for the rule-making criteria regarding online driver license renewal eligibility.
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 Charlotte Anderson, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-902-3766, email GMukai@dol.wa.gov, website www.dol.wa.gov; or Ellis Starrett, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501, phone 360-902-3846, email EStarrett@DOL.WA.GOV, website dol.wa.gov.
November 18, 2020