WSR 00-18-114

PROPOSED RULES

TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT BOARD


[ Filed September 6, 2000, 11:59 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

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

Title of Rule: Housekeeping on existing rules.

Purpose: The rules shown are being revised to update current language and provide needed language to reflect the current procedures of the Transportation Improvement Board programs.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 47.26 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: WAC 479-05-190 and 479-14-130.

Summary: WAC 479-05-190 Indirect costs and 479-14-130 Apportionment of funds to transportation partnership program regions.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Rules need to be revised to reflect current procedures and update current language.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Rich Struna, Transportation Building, 705-7589; 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: Rules are being revised to update current language and provide needed language to reflect the current procedures of the Transportation Improvement Board programs.

Proposal does not change existing rules. Same as above.

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. The rules being revised are implementing Washington state law and the Transportation Improvement Board is not one of the agencies specifically directed to provide additional details.

Hearing Location: DoubleTree, 802 George Washington Way, Richland, WA, on October 13, 2000, at 9:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Transportation Improvement Board by October 6, 2000, (360) 705-7549.

Submit Written Comments to: Fax (360) 705-6830, by October 6, 2000.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 13, 2000.

September 6, 2000

Jerry M. Fay

Executive Director

OTS-4260.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-24-038, filed 11/23/99, effective 12/24/99)

WAC 479-05-190
Indirect costs.

Indirect costs incurred by an agency for common or joint objectives which include an authorized board funded project, and which are not included in those direct costs set forth and defined in WAC 479-05-190, shall be eligible for board fund participation on a particular project at ((a)) the agency's approved rate, to a maximum of sixty percent if it has been computed based on OMB Circular A-87. If the agency does not have an approved rate, the rate shall not ((to)) exceed ten percent of direct labor costs.

[Statutory Authority: Chapters 47.26 and 47.66 RCW. 99-24-038, 479-05-190, filed 11/23/99, effective 12/24/99.]

OTS-4261.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 99-24-038, filed 11/23/99, effective 12/24/99)

WAC 479-14-130
Apportionment of funds to transportation partnership program regions.

Of the funds in the program, forty percent will be allocated to projects on a state-wide basis and then, at least fifteen percent will be allocated to projects in the East region, at least fifteen percent to projects in the West region, and approximately thirty percent to projects in the Puget Sound region.

Regionally significant transportation projects submitted for funding by the TIB and approved by the legislature are exempt from the regional distribution formula.

[Statutory Authority: Chapters 47.26 and 47.66 RCW. 99-24-038, 479-14-130, filed 11/23/99, effective 12/24/99.]

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