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, 47.60.315, section 205(1), chapter 247, Laws of 2010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: As required by law, the transportation commission is reviewing the need to adjust ferry fares for 2011-2012.
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 Mr. Ray Deardorf, Planning Director, WSDOT Ferries Division, 2901 Third Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98121-3014, phone (206) 515-3491, fax (206) 515-3499.
April 25, 2011