WSR 06-11-017

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed May 4, 2006, 2:51 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-93 WAC, Vessel registrations and certificates of title, to include but not limited to WAC 308-93-010 Definitions, 308-93-030 Vessel subject to excise tax, registration and titling, vessels exempted from registration, excise tax and titling, 308-93-055 Foreign vessels operating in this state -- Identification document required, and 308-93-090 Leased or rented vessels.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 88.02.070 and 88.02.100.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule making is required to change the language from "jetski" to "personal watercraft" in these rules and change language, making the rules easier to understand and including a vessel type instead of model.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Committee with stakeholder review.

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, Vehicle Services, Assistant Director's Office, mailstop 48001, P.O. Box 2956, Olympia, WA 98507-2957, or by phone (360) 902-4020, fax (360) 902-0140, TTY (360) 664-8885, e-mail DBROWN@dol.wa.gov.

May 4, 2006

Eric Anderson

for Deborah McCurley, Administrator

Title and Registration Services

Washington State Code Reviser's Office