WSR 97-12-026

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING

[Filed May 30, 1997, 9:40 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-93 WAC, Vessel registration and certificate of title.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 88.02.100.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: SSB 5513, chapter 83, Laws of 1997, adds an additional classification of vessels exempt from registration, excise tax and titling. Creates a new identification document for vessels registered in another jurisdiction which remain in this state for personal use or enjoyment for not more than six months.

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. Interested parties are invited to participate in this rule making. Please contact Jack L. Lince, Contracts Manager, Title and Registration Services, P.O. Box 2957, Olympia, WA 98507-2957, phone (360) 902-3773, FAX (360) 664-0831, TDD (360) 664-8885. Comments are requested by July 18, 1997.

May 29, 1997

Nancy Kelly, Administrator

Title and Registration Services

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office