WSR 11-19-055

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed September 14, 2011, 1:57 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Limousine businesses.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.37.005 and 46.72A.030.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: During the 2011 legislative session new language was added to chapter 46.72A RCW. Updates are necessary to chapter 204-95 WAC to bring the rules in-line with the requirements listed in RCW and provide clean up to the existing language.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of licensing and the City of Seattle.

Process for Developing New Rule: Rule changes will address legislative changes made during the 2011 session. The agency will correspond with stakeholders regarding the proposed changes.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officer 4 William Balcom, Washington State Patrol, 210 11th Avenue S.W., phone (360) 596-3807, fax (360) 596-3829, william.balcom@wsp.wa.gov.

September 14, 2011

John R. Batiste

Chief

Washington State Code Reviser's Office