WSR 00-10-092

PERMANENT RULES

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed May 2, 2000, 3:00 p.m. , effective May 3, 2000 ]

Date of Adoption: May 2, 2000.

Purpose: To update the accident reporting threshold from $500 to $700, as economic times have changed.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.52.030.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-06-037 on February 28, 2000.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Other Findings Required by Other Provisions of Law as Precondition to Adoption or Effectiveness of Rule: Under RCW 35.05.380 [(3)](c), an earlier effective date is necessary due to imminent peril to the public health, safety or welfare. This rule is needed immediately so that officers can concentrate on serious threats to public safety.Effective Date of Rule: May 3, 2000.

April 24, 2000

Annette M. Sandberg

Chief

OTS-3707.1

Chapter 446-85 WAC

ACCIDENT-REPORTING THRESHOLD


NEW SECTION
WAC 446-85-005
Promulgation.

By authority of RCW 46.52.030(5), the chief of the Washington state patrol hereby establishes the following rule for the accident-reporting threshold based on the inflationary index as recommended by the office of financial management.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 446-85-010
Accident-reporting threshold.

Beginning January 1, 2000, the accident-reporting threshold for property damage accidents shall be seven hundred dollars.

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