WSR 04-01-178

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

OFFICE OF THE

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

[ Insurance Commissioner Matter No. R 2003-09 -- Filed December 23, 2003, 2:02 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 284-02 WAC, Description of insurance commissioner's office.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 48.02.060 and 34.05.220.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Chapter 284-02 WAC describes the internal organization and operations of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner. The chapter was last amended in 1996. Since then, there have been many changes to the structure and organization of the agency. The commissioner will consider changes to update and clarify the chapter.

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.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kacy Scott, P.O. Box 40255, Olympia, WA 98504-0255, e-mail Kacys@oic.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-3109. Please submit your comments by February 7, 2004.

December 23, 2003

Mike Kreidler

Insurance Commissioner

Legislature Code Reviser 

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office