WSR 04-19-002

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed September 1, 2004, 2:51 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 446-65-010 Transportation requirements.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.32.020.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To more clearly identify the adoption of specific Codes of Federal Regulations used for enforcement of commercial motor vehicles, and all amendments thereto.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of Licensing, Department of Transportation, and the Utilities and Transportation Commission - we work with these agencies when adopting rules regulating the commercial vehicle industry (licenses required, size, weight, load, permits, and enforcement).

Process for Developing New Rule: Regulatory improvement in accordance with Governor Gary Locke's Executive Order 97-02.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Washington State Patrol, Equipment and Standards Review Unit, P.O. Box 42614, Olympia, WA 98504-2614, christine.fox@wsp.wa.gov, (360) 753-3697 or fax (360) 586-8233.

August 30, 2004

Lowell Porter

Chief

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office