WSR 06-18-096



[ Filed September 6, 2006, 8:56 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-19-130 Bail bond recovery agent, bail bond agency, branch office and bail bond agent fees.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Conference Room 209, Olympia, WA 98502, on October 13, 2006, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 17, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: Sherri Lonsbery, P.O. Box 9649, Olympia, WA 98507, e-mail, fax (360) 570-7888, by October 12, 2006.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Sherri Lonsbery by October 12, 2006, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6624.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed rule change will increase fees. The increase of revenue is part of a budget plan to bring the program budget into balance.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The program is a dedicated fund program and requires that the program establish and maintain a reasonable fund balance. The fee increase will support this requirement.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 18.185 RCW.

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

Name of Proponent: Department of licensing (DOL), governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Sherri Lonsbery, Olympia, (360) 664-6624.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Department of licensing is exempt from this requirement.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Because DOL is not one of the named agencies to which this rule applies. Agencies that are not named can apply this rule to themselves voluntarily. DOL has chosen not to do this.

September 6, 2006

Ralph Osgood

Assistant Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-08-027, filed 3/30/05, effective 4/30/05)

WAC 308-19-130   Bail bond recovery agent, bail bond agency, branch office and bail bond agent fees.   The following fees for a one-year period shall be charged by business and professions division of the department of licensing:

Title of Fee Fee
Bail bond agency/branch office:
Application $((1,000.00)) 1,200.00
License renewal ((800.00)) 1,000.00
Late renewal with penalty ((1,000.00)) 1,200.00
Bail bond agent:
Original license ((400.00)) 500.00
License renewal ((250.00)) 500.00
Late renewal with penalty ((350.00)) 600.00
Change of qualified agent ((200.00)) 250.00
Original endorsement to the bail bond

agent license

((50.00)) 100.00
Endorsement renewal ((65.00)) 100.00
Endorsement renewal with penalty ((100.00)) 150.00
Bail bond recovery agent license:
Original license ((300.00)) 400.00
License renewal ((350.00)) 400.00
Late renewal with penalty ((450.00)) 500.00
Reexamination fee 25.00

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.185 RCW. 05-08-027, 308-19-130, filed 3/30/05, effective 4/30/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086 and chapter 18.185 RCW. 02-07-067, 308-19-130, filed 3/18/02, effective 7/1/02. Statutory Authority: 1993 c 260 13. 93-21-053, 308-19-130, filed 10/18/93, effective 11/18/93.]

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