WSR 06-15-076



[ Filed July 14, 2006, 8:43 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-09-019.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 308-94 WAC, Snowmobiles, specifically WAC 308-94-030 Snowmobile registration application--Registration year.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, Conference Room 108, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98507, on September 11, 2006, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 3, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: Dale R. Brown, P.O. Box 2957, Mailstop 48200, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98507-2957, e-mail, fax (360) 902-0140, by September 8, 2006.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Dale R. Brown by September 8, 2006, TTY (360) 664-8885.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Rule making is required to clarify language and to make it easier to understand.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: During normal review of the rules we found that language needed to be added to the rule to make it clearer.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.01.110.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: , governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Dale R. Brown, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA, (360) 902-4020; Implementation and Enforcement: Katherine Vasquez, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA, (360) 902-3718.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. A small business economic impact statement is not required pursuant to RCW 19.85.030 (1)(a). The proposed rule making does not impose more than a minor cost on businesses in the industry.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The contents of the proposed rules are explicitly and specifically dictated by statute.

July 13, 2006

Sheila Hadden

for Julie Knittle, Administrator

Title and Registration Services


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-11-070, filed 5/14/01, effective 6/14/01)

WAC 308-94-030   Snowmobile registration application -- Registration year.   (1) ((What must be included on an application to register a snowmobile? An application for an original or transfer registration of a snowmobile must include:)) How do I register my snowmobile? To register your snowmobile you must submit the following:

(a) An application for original or transfer registration. The application must include:

(i) The name and address of each registered owner(s); and

(((b))) (ii) The make, vehicle identification number, model year, and method of propulsion of the snowmobile; and

(((c))) (iii) The purchase price and year of purchase or declared value and year of declaration; and

(((d) Proof of payment of sales or use tax, or satisfactory proof that sales or use tax is not due as established by the department of revenue; and

(e))) (b) A copy of any of the following:

(i) Previously issued registration certificate;

(ii) Certificate of ownership from ((a foreign jurisdiction)) another state or country;

(iii) Manufacturer's certificate of origin;

(iv) A bill of sale or purchase agreement;

(v) ((A purchase agreement; or

(vi))) Other department approved ((documentation)) ownership documents; and

(((f) Certificate of fact explaining how the snowmobile was acquired; and

(g))) (c) Applicable fees and taxes.

(2) How are security interests recorded? Please contact the Uniform Commercial Code section for specific instructions/application or visit them on the web. Security interests ((must be recorded)) are registered with the Uniform Commercial Code section of the department, and will not be recorded on the snowmobile registration.

(3) What is the registration period for snowmobiles? The registration period for snowmobiles is October 1 through September 30 of the following year. ((Regardless of the date acquired, there is no abatement of the snowmobile)) Registration fees are not prorated.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 01-11-070, 308-94-030, filed 5/14/01, effective 6/14/01; 98-08-070, 308-94-030, filed 3/30/98, effective 4/30/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110, 88.02.100, 46.10.040, 46.12.030, 46.16.040, 88.02.050 and 88.02.070. 96-04-004, 308-94-030, filed 1/25/96, effective 2/25/96; 95-13-058, 308-94-030, filed 6/19/95, effective 7/20/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.01.110. 92-15-021, 308-94-030, filed 7/6/92, effective 8/6/92; 87-03-041 (Order TL/RG 29), 308-94-030, filed 1/16/87; Order 111 MV, 308-94-030, filed 10/5/71.]

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