WSR 12-10-023

EXPEDITED RULES

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed April 23, 2012, 11:34 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 204-10-021 Adoption of federal standards.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Melissa Van Gorkom, Washington State Patrol, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504-2600 , AND RECEIVED BY July 15, 2012.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Rule changes are to add an effective date for the federal standards referenced regarding vehicle equipment.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Updates are to coincide with the recommended practice for rule writing regarding the referencing of statutes of another jurisdiction.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.37.005 and 46.37.320.

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

Name of Proponent:

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Melissa Van Gorkom, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504-2600, (360) 596-4017; Implementation and Enforcement: Washington State Patrol, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504-2600, (360) 596-4000.

April 19, 2012

John R. Batiste

Chief

OTS-4756.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-19-079, filed 9/16/08, effective 10/17/08)

WAC 204-10-021   Adoption of federal standards.   The Washington state patrol adopts by reference Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) ((and any amendments thereto)) for vehicle equipment standards. The patrol adopts the version of FMVSS in effect on the effective date of this section unless otherwise prescribed under state law. The FMVSS as outlined in Title 49 CFR 571 are as follows:


1. 101 - Controls and displays.

2. 102 - Transmission shift lever sequence, starter interlock, and transmission brake effect.

3. 103 - Windshield defrosting and defogging systems.

4. 104 - Windshield wiping and washing system.

5. 105 - Hydraulic and electric brake systems.

6. 106 - Brake hoses.

7. 108 - Lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.

8. 109 - New pneumatic tires.

9. 110 - Tire selection and rims for motor vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less.

10. 111 - Rearview mirrors.

11. 113 - Hood latch system.

12. 114 - Theft protection.

13. 116 - Motor vehicle brake fluids.

14. 117 - Retreaded pneumatic tires.

15. 118 - Power-operated window, partition, and roof panel systems.

16. 119 - New pneumatic tires for vehicles other than passenger cars.

17. 120 - Tire selection and rims for motor vehicles with a GVWR of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds).

18. 121 - Air brake systems.

19. 122 - Motorcycle brake systems.

20. 123 - Motorcycle controls and displays.

21. 124 - Accelerator control systems.

22. 125 - Warning devices.

23. 129 - New nonpneumatic radial tires for light vehicles.

24. 131 - School bus pedestrian safety devices.

25. 135 - Light vehicle brake systems.

26. 138 - Tire pressure monitoring systems.

27. 139 - New pneumatic radial tires for light vehicles.

28. 201 - Occupant protection in interior impact.

29. 202 - Head restraints; mandatory applicability begins on September 1, 2008.

30. 203 - Impact protection for the driver from the steering control system.

31. 204 - Steering control rearward displacement.

32. 205 - Glazing materials.

33. 206 - Door locks and door retention components.

34. 207 - Seating systems.

35. 208 - Occupant crash protection.

36. 209 - Seat belt assemblies.

37. 210 - Seat belt assembly anchorages.

38. 212 - Windshield mounting.

39. 213 - Child restraint systems.

40. 214 - Side impact protection.

41. 216 - Roof crush resistance.

42. 217 - Bus emergency exits and window retention and release.

43. 218 - Motorcycle helmets.

44. 219 - Windshield zone intrusion.

45. 220 - School bus roll-over protection.

46. 221 - School bus body joint strength.

47. 222 - School bus passenger seating and crash protection.

48. 223 - Rear impact guards.

49. 224 - Rear impact protection.

50. 225 - Child restraint anchorage systems.

51. 301 - Fuel system integrity.

52. 302 - Flammability of interior materials.

53. 303 - Fuel system integrity of compressed natural gas vehicles.

54. 304 - Compressed natural gas fuel container integrity.

55. 305 - Electric-powered vehicles: Electrolyte pillage and electrical shock protection.

56. 401 - Internal trunk release.

57. 403 - Platform lift systems for motor vehicles.

58. 404 - Platform lift installations in motor vehicles.

59. 500 - Low speed vehicles.


Links to 49 CFR 571 are available on the Washington state patrol web site at www.wsp.wa.gov. Copies of the CFR may also be ordered through the United States Government Printing Office, 732 N. Capitol Street N.W., Washington, D.C. 20401.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 46.37.005 and 46.37.320. 08-19-079, 204-10-021, filed 9/16/08, effective 10/17/08.]

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