WSR 02-21-001

PERMANENT RULES

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed October 2, 2002, 1:57 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: October 1, 2002.

Purpose: The WAC describes fees, annual inspections, and safety equipment for limousine businesses.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending chapter 204-95 WAC, State patrol (Commission on Equipment)--Limousine businesses.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.37.005.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 02-16-046 on August 1, 2002.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

October 1, 2002

Ronal W. Serpas

Chief

OTS-5570.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 97-03-127, filed 1/22/97, effective 2/22/97)

WAC 204-95-030   Fees.   The master license service of the department of licensing, as authorized in RCW 46.72A.030 and 46.72A.090, shall charge and collect the following fees on behalf of the Washington state patrol:


Fees listed in WAC 308-87-060
Initial and Annual Limousine Vehicle Safety Inspection $25.00
((Reinspection $15.00))
Background Check Fees as set in WAC 446-20-600

When required for a limousine carrier business license applicant, licensee, or limousine chauffeur, the background check shall consist of a fingerprint((-)) card based criminal background search at the state level conducted by the Washington state patrol identification section.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.72A.030. 97-03-127, 204-95-030, filed 1/22/97, effective 2/22/97.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 97-03-127, filed 1/22/97, effective 2/22/97)

WAC 204-95-080   Annual inspections, safety of equipment.   Upon the request of a ((new)) limousine carrier business license applicant or ((a limousine operator)) licensee applying for the initial issuance, or annual renewal of their limousine ((license)) vehicle certificate(s) with the department of licensing, the Washington state patrol shall conduct a safety inspection of the ((equipment)) vehicle(s) to be used in the limousine service. Applicants ((or operators)) and licensees must present their limousine vehicle(s) at a Washington state patrol ((district or detachment office for)) inspection site, by appointment, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The limousine vehicle must pass the inspection to qualify for initial issuance or renewal of ((original)) the limousine ((operators license with)) vehicle certificate by the department of licensing. The vehicle inspection will consist ((for)) of the following:

(1) All standard equipment for vehicles will be checked to include brake systems, functional brake performance test, wheel systems, steering and suspension, fuel system, exhaust system, lighting and signal system, visibility system, body components, interior condition and cleanliness.

(2) ((If a vehicle fails an initial inspection and must be reinspected, a reinspection fee as provided in WAC 308-87-060 will apply. The applicant or operator must present the original inspection form and reinspection form to the department of licensing.

(3))) Upon successful completion of the safety inspection, ((a commercial vehicle safety alliance decal will be applied to the upper right hand corner of the windshield)) the licensee will be given a copy of the inspection form to submit to department of licensing. Upon receipt and approval of all licensing documents and fees, the master license service will issue a decal to the limousine carrier business licensee for each limousine vehicle to be placed on the vehicle's right rear bumper.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.72A.030. 97-03-127, 204-95-080, filed 1/22/97, effective 2/22/97.]

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