WSR 98-07-068

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

[Filed March 17, 1998, 1:36 p.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: Adopting signage requirements for fuel dispensing devices, chapter 16-657 WAC, Retail pricing of motor and heating fuel

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.94.505

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule would update Washington's legal requirements to adopt and conform with the standards and practices contained in National Institute of Standards and Technology Handbook 130

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; and the agency will consult with the Weights and Measures Advisory Group

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jerry Buendel, Program Manager, Washington State Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures Program, P.O. Box 42560, Olympia, WA 98504-2560, (360) 902-1856, FAX (360) 902-2086, e-mail jbuendel@agr.wa.gov

March 17, 1998

Julie C. Sandberg

Assistant Director

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office