WSR 97-22-083




[Filed November 4, 1997, 4:04 p.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 97-17-046.

Title of Rule: Repeal of chapters 480-35, 480-69, and 480-150 WAC. Docket No. A-970591.

Purpose: Repeal chapter 480-35 WAC, Limousine charter party carriers; chapter 480-69 WAC, Railroad companies--Track scales; and chapter 480-150 WAC, Compliance with Economic Stabilization Act of 1970, all of which relate to programs that the commission no longer administers.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 80.04.010.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 80.04.010.

Summary: See "Purpose" above.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See "Purpose" above.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Steve McLellan, 1300 South Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-1174.

Name of Proponent: Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: This proposal would repeal three chapters of the administrative code that relate to subjects that are no longer administered by the commission.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: The proposal would repeal three existing chapters.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This action has no effect on business' costs of operation.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. The commission is not an agency to which RCW 34.05.328 applies, and this rule change is not a significant legislative rule as defined therein.

Hearing Location: Commission Hearing Room, Chandler Plaza, Second Floor, 1300 South Evergreen Park Drive S.W., Olympia, WA 98504, on December 10, 1997, at 9:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Pat Valentine by December 3, 1997, TDD (360) 586-8303, or (360) 664-1133.

Submit Written Comments to: Steve McLellan, Secretary, Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission, P.O. Box 47250, Olympia, WA 98504-7250, FAX (360) 586-1150, by December 1, 1997.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 10, 1997.

October 31, 1997

Gloria Papiec

for Steve McLellan


Legislature Code Reviser


Washington State Code Reviser's Office