WSR 97-14-043



[Filed June 27, 1997, 2:10 p.m.]

The Following Sections are Proposed for Expedited Repeal: WAC 458-12-130 Situs of personalty--Migratory stock, 458-12-185 Listing of property--Public lands--Airports, bridges. . ., 458-12-340 Assessment and evaluation--Property assessed as of January 1, 458-12-341 100% assessment ratio, 458-12-345 Assessment and evaluation--Reforestation lands, 458-12-355 Assessment and evaluation--Assessment of classes of property to be uniform within the taxing district, 458-12-365 Levy, 458-12-370 Levy--Duty of assessor, 458-12-375 Levy--Prorating 40 mill law, and 458-12-385 State levy.

Rules Proposed for Expedited Repeal Meet the Following Criteria: Statute on which the rule was based has been repealed and has not been replaced by another statute providing statutory authority for the rule; and other rules of the agency or of another agency govern the same activity as the rule, making the rule redundant.

Any person who objects to the repeal of the rule must file a written objection to the repeal within thirty days after publication of this preproposal statement of inquiry.

Address Your Objection to: James A. Winterstein, Counsel, Legislation and Policy, Box 47467, Olympia, WA 98504-7467.

Reason the Expedited Repeal of the Rule is Appropriate: WAC 458-12-130, the statute on which this rule is based, RCW 84.44.070, was repealed in 1991 (section 43, chapter 245, Laws of 1991); WAC 458-12-185, this rule merely repeats the statutes (RCW 84.36.130, 84.36.230, 84.36.010); WAC 458-12-340, this rule merely repeats the statute (RCW 84.40.030); WAC 458-12-341, this rule merely repeats the statute (RCW 84.40.030); WAC 458-12-345, this statute on which this rule was based, RCW 84.28.070, was repealed in 1994 (section 1, chapter 122, Laws of 1994); WAC 458-12-355, this rule merely repeats statutes and the state constitution; WAC 458-12-365, 458-12-370, 458-12-375 and 458-12-385, these are covered in the levy rules, chapter 458-19 WAC.

June 26, 1997

Claire Hesselholt

Policy Counsel

Legislature Code Reviser


Washington State Code Reviser's Office