WSR 00-13-081

PROPOSED RULES

TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT BOARD


[ Filed June 20, 2000, 10:59 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Purpose: To adopt administrative rule to implement the legislature's intent as enacted in E2SSB 6499, section 204.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 47.26 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 47.26 RCW.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Rich Struna, Transportation Building, 705-7589; Implementation and Enforcement: Jerry Fay, Transportation Building, 705-7301.

Name of Proponent: Transportation Improvement Board, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The intent of the program is to fund multijurisdictional transportation projects that are regionally significant and alleviate traffic congestion caused by growth, economic development, and the movement of freight.

Proposal does not change existing rules.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There is no economic impact on small business. Transportation Improvement Board funding programs affect state and local transportation agencies.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption. Subsection (5)(b)(ii) exempts these rules from the section 201 requirements. The rules being revised are implementing Washington state law.

Hearing Location: Spokane Transit, 1230 West Boone Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201-2686, on July 28, 2000, at 9:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Theresa Anderson by July 21, 2000, (360) 705-7599.

Submit Written Comments to: Fax (360) 705-6830 by July 21, 2000.

Date of Intended Adoption: July 31, 2000.

June 19, 2000

Jerry M. Fay

Executive Director

OTS-4098.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 479-14-200
Intent of the regionally significant transportation program.

The intent of the program is to fund multijurisdictional transportation projects that are regionally significant and alleviate traffic congestion caused by growth, economic development and the movement of freight.

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