WSR 05-19-089

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed September 20, 2005, 10:43 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-96A WAC, Vehicle licenses and chapter 308-93 WAC, Vessel registration and certificates of title, to include but not limited to WAC 308-96A-080 Undercover and confidential license plates -- Application procedures and 308-93-241 Undercover and confidential vessel registration -- Application procedures.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.08.066 and 88.02.035.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making is required to clarify language for undercover and confidential vehicle and vessel license application procedures. Revisions would also clarify language to define the types of vehicles that are included in the undercover and confidential license plate program.

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 Dale R. Brown, Management Analyst, Policy and Project Office, Mailstop 48001, P.O. Box 2956 [2957], Olympia, WA 98507-2957, or by phone (360) 902-4020, fax (360) 902-3827, TTY (360) 664-8885, e-mail DBROWN@dol.wa.gov.

September 20, 2005

Steve Boruchowitz, Manager

Policy and Project Office

Washington State Code Reviser's Office