DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
[Filed November 26, 2019, 3:58 p.m.]
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 468-17-010.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This amendment adds to the authority statement at the suggestion of the joint administrative rules review committee.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify the authority of the department. There are no substantive changes.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 47.01.101
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: [Washington state department of transportation (WSDOT)], governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Jackie Bayne, 2D08 Transportation Building, 310 Maple Park Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-7314, 360-705-7090.
This notice meets the following criteria to use the expedited adoption process for these rules:
Relates only to internal governmental operations that are not subject to violation by a person.
Corrects typographical errors, make address or name changes, or clarify language of a rule without changing its effect.
Explanation of the Reason the Agency Believes the Expedited Rule-Making Process is Appropriate: This amendment is to clarify the department's authority, the addition simply cites to further authority.
THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Jackie Bayne, WSDOT Office of Equal Opportunity, 2D08 Transportation Building, 310 Maple Park Avenue S.E., Olympia, WA, phone 360-705-7090, email BayneJ@wsdot.wa.gov, AND RECEIVED BY February 3, 2020.
November 26, 2019
Kara Larsen, Director
Risk Management and
Legal Services Division
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 19-17-062, filed 8/20/19, effective 9/20/19)
provides that the Washington state department of transportation (WSDOT) may adopt rules that are subject to the adoption procedures contained in the state Administrative Procedure Act. RCW 47.01.260(1) provides that WSDOT "shall exercise all the powers and perform all the duties necessary" to managing the state's transportation systems.