WSR 00-02-049

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 99-234 -- Filed December 30, 1999, 1:03 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: December 10, 1999.

Purpose: This will allow for the collection of a transaction fee on recreational license sales to be used to compensate a contractor for development and operation of an automated licensing system.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: WAC 220-55-180.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040, 77.32.050.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-22-103 on November 3, 1999.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: Removes the term "vendor"; adds "operate an automated recreational license system" rather than "compensate a contractor"; identifies which licenses it would be applied to; adds "fees for second animals if authorized by the commission pursuant to RCW 77.32.450(2)"; identifies the transaction fee to "be" 10%; and deletes "actual percentage shall be defined by agreement between the point-of-sale vendor and the department."

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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.

December 30, 1999

Debbie Nelson

for Kelly White, Chairman

Fish and Wildlife Commission


NEW SECTION
WAC 220-55-180
Point-of-sale transaction fee.

The point-of-sale transaction fee shall be used to operate an automated recreational licensing system. This fee shall be applied to all purchases of recreational hunting and fishing licenses and fees for second animals if authorized by the commission pursuant to RCW 77.32.450(2). The transaction fee shall be ten percent of the value of the license transaction, excluding any applicable dealer fees.

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