WSR 01-03-147




[ Filed January 24, 2001, 9:48 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Increasing fees and assessments of the Division of Consumer Services: Providing for an automatic annual increase in fee and assessment levels, up to the "fiscal growth factor" under chapter 43.135 RCW; allowing for the waiver of fee and assessment increases.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.44.081, 18.44.091, 18.44.121, 18.44.410, 19.146.223, 19.146.225, 19.146.228, 19.146.265, 31.04.045, 31.04.085, 31.04.165, 31.45.030, 31.45.050, 43.320.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To provide necessary revenue increases to support the division.

Process for Developing New Rule: Consultation with stakeholders.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mark Thomson, Director of Consumer Services, 210 11th Street S.W., Room 300, P.O. Box 41200, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 902-8787, fax (360) 704-6987, e-mail, at or before any public hearing held on the rule.

January 24, 2001

John L. Bley


Washington State Code Reviser's Office