DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[Filed September 5, 1997, 2:50 p.m.]
Date of Adoption: September 4, 1997.
Purpose: Implementation of SSB 5049, chapter 33, Laws of 1997. The proposed rule defines a commercial parking company and provides them a means of obtaining vehicle registered owner names and addresses, and vehicle description for the collection or attempted collection of parking dues and fees.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.01.110.
Other Authority: Chapter 33, Laws of 1997.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-15-091 on July 17, 1997.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, amended 0, repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 1, amended 0, repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 1, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.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.
September 4, 1997
WAC 308-56A-095 Commercial parking companies. (1) Commercial parking companies may be provided the names and addresses of registered owners, and vehicle descriptions of vehicles assessed nongovernment vehicle parking fees. The commercial parking company shall execute a standard written agreement provided by the department. Any name or address provided by the department shall not be disclosed in any manner not otherwise approved by the department.
(2) "Commercial parking company" means any business entity directly engaged in the business of providing vehicle parking upon property owned or controlled by the business entity and approved for public parking of vehicles.
(3) The information provided may be used by the commercial parking
company or its commercial agents or contractors only in connection with
notification, collecting or attempting to collect the commercial parking
company's own claims, owed or due or asserted to be owed or due for
parking of vehicles.