WSR 02-20-104

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed October 2, 2002, 9:17 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-99 WAC, Vehicle reciprocity, including, but not limited to WAC 308-99-040.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.85.060.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Vehicle trip permits are required to be purchased by certain out-of-state commercial vehicles upon entrance into Washington. The intent of these rules is to facilitate the flow of commerce into the state of Washington by waiving the trip permit requirement for out-of-state registered vehicles entering Washington for purposes of vehicle repair.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Art Farley, Motor Carrier Services Manager, Washington State Department of Licensing, 2424 Bristol Court S.W., Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 664-1820, e-mail afarley@dol.wa.gov.

October 1, 2002

Thao Manikhoth

Administrator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office