WSR 03-19-004

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

OFFICE OF THE

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

[ Insurance Commissioner Matter No. R 2003-06 -- Filed September 3, 2003, 4:35 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The commissioner is committed to review of existing regulations to improve the clarity and efficiency of Title 284 WAC. The review will contemplate changes to clarify and update the existing WAC sections and to improve the regulatory framework of chapter 284-24 WAC.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 48.02.060, 48.19.020, 48.19.080, 48.19.370.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Improve the clarity and efficiency of existing rules and eliminate outdated provisions.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Please submit written comments by October 31, 2003, to Kacy Scott, P.O. Box 40255, Olympia, WA 98504-0255, e-mail Kacys@oic.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-3109.

September 3, 2003

Mike Kreidler

Insurance Commissioner

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