Expedited rule making -- Proposed notice was filed as WSR 10-01-124.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Revision of WAC 308-300-160 Total fee payable -- Handling of fees. Deletion of WAC 308-300-075 Handling fee.
Hearing Location(s): Washington State Department of Licensing, 405 Black Lake Boulevard S.W., Room 209, Olympia, WA 98502, on June 3, 2010, at 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: June 8, 2010.
Submit Written Comments to: Jim Dick, Department of Licensing, MLS, P.O. Box 9034, Olympia, WA 98507-9034, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 570-7875, by June 1, 2010.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jim Dick by May 24, 2010, TTY (360) 664-8885.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Revision of WAC 308-300-160 Total fee payable -- Handling of fees. Deletion of WAC 308-300-075 Handling fee. WAC 308-300-160, to add credit and debit card payment options when submitting a master business application on-line or in person. To align rule with current business practices. WAC 308-300-075, to remove an obsolete rule that contains inaccurate policy and handling fee inconsistent with RCW 19.02.075.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: WAC 308-300-160, this is part of an agency-wide customer service initiative to provide greater convenience to customers. WAC 308-300-075, this removes a rule that contains inaccuracies, inconsistent with chapter 19.02 RCW and department policy.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 19.02.030(3).
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 19.02.070, 19.02.075.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state department of licensing, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Nancy Skewis, Department of Licensing, Olympia, Washington, (360) 664-1446.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There is no disproportionate impact to small businesses.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to the department of licensing.
April 21, 2010
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 476-DOL, filed 12/30/77)
WAC 308-300-160 Total fee payable -- Handling of fees. (1) The ((
total)) fee payable (( shall)) will be the total
amount of all individual license fees, late filing fees, other
penalty fees, (( and the industrial insurance premium deposit
on original application, if applicable. Payment shall be by
check or money order, payable to the department of licensing
at the time of application)) and handling fees, and may
include additional fees charged to cover credit or debit card
The total fee payments in subsection (1) will be
deposited within one working day of receipt by the department
into an undistributed receipts account. The amount of the
total fee payment attributable to the assigned initial risk
classification and resulting industrial insurance premium
deposit will be transferred to the account of the department
of labor and industries. An itemization of the amounts
received from each applicant and pertinent application
information will be transmitted to the department of labor and
(3))) The department will distribute the fees received
for individual licenses issued or renewed ((
at least once a
month)) to the appropriate agencies on an established
schedule. (( Liquor license fees and fees received for other
licenses for which the appropriate agency has withheld
notification of approval or denial will be held in the
undistributed receipts account of the department until those
licenses are issued or denied.
(4))) (3) The master license will not be issued until the full amount of the total fee payable is collected. When the fee payment received is less than the total fee payable, the department will bill the applicant for the balance.
(5))) (4) The master license service application and
renewal handling fees collected under RCW 19.02.075 are not
refundable. When (( an individual)) a license is denied or
when an applicant withdraws an application, a refund (( shall))
of any other refundable portion of the total payment will be
made (( if authorized by the appropriate agency)) in accordance
with the applicable licensing laws.
[Order 476-DOL, § 308-300-160, filed 12/30/77.]
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
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