WSR 04-11-108

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

OFFICE OF THE

INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

[ Insurance Commissioner Matter No. R 2004-01 -- Filed May 19, 2004, 9:32 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Insurance scoring.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 48.02.060, 48.18.545, 48.19.035, 48.19.080, 48.30.010.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The existing insurance scoring rules, chapter 284-24A WAC, will be reviewed with a focus on clarity and effectiveness. Among the subjects to be reviewed will be the type of information that is required to be filed and the clarity of the notices sent to consumers. The commissioner will also review the need for any new regulation due to recent legislative activity (HB 2727).

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 sending written comments to Kacy Scott, P.O. Box 40255, Olympia, WA 98504-0255, e-mail Kacys@oic.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-3109, by July 5, 2004.

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.

May 19, 2004

Mike Kreidler

Insurance Commissioner

Legislature Code Reviser 

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office