WSR 14-14-101
[Filed July 1, 2014, 7:12 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 468-300-700 Preferential loading.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.56.030 Powers and duties regarding toll facilitiesPurchasing and 47.60.140 System as self-liquidating undertakingPowers of departmentConcessions.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Review of the preferential loading rules for Washington state ferries' (WSF) vessels in order to update the rules to reflect modifications to WSF's vehicle reservations program. Proposed amendments to such rules are in anticipation of implementing Phase II of the WSF's vehicle reservation program in the San Juan Islands in late 2014.
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.
July 1, 2014
Kathryn W. Taylor
Assistant Secretary