WSR 00-16-101

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed August 1, 2000, 1;12 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 204-91A WAC, Towing businesses.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.37.005, 46.55.050, 46.61.567.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: They will clarify the hearings process for applicants, clarify business hours and storage, and add safety measures for towers and the public.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ms. Carol Morton, Washington State Patrol, P.O. Box 42614, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 753-3697, fax (360) 586-8233.

July 26, 2000

Annette M. Sandberg

Chief

Washington State Code Reviser's Office