PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 468-300-010, 468-300-020, 468-300-040, and 468-300-220.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.56.030 and 47.60.326.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The current fare structure may need to be modified to ensure sufficient fare revenue is raised to fun[d] operational costs of Washington state department of transportation's ferry division at the leve[l] identified by the Washington state legislature.
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 Reema Griffith, Executive Director, Washington State Transportation Commission, P.O. Box 47308, Olympia, WA 98504-7308, phone (360) 705-7070, fax (360) 705-6802.
June 11, 2009