WSR 14-03-118
[Filed January 21, 2014, 3:33 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendment to the Highway Advertising Control Act, chapter 468-66 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.42.060.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Define new terms "annual permit renewal fee" and "rental income signs" by incorporating into chapter 468-66 WAC pursuant to provisions of SSB 5761 of the 63rd legislature, 2013 regular session. Also, amends additional sections of chapter 468-66 WAC to clarify provisions of existing rules.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) - pursuant to 23 C.F.R. Sec. 750.705(j), states must submit regulations and enforcement procedures to FHWA for approval.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making, negotiations and agreements coordinated with Federal Highway Administration, Washington State Outdoor Advertising Association and the Washington state department of transportation.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting John Nisbet, State Traffic Engineer, Washington State Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 47344, Olympia, WA 98504-7344, phone (360) 705-7280, fax (360) 705-6826.
January 21, 2014
Kathryn W. Taylor
Assistant Secretary