WSR 14-21-130
[Filed October 20, 2014, 2:09 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Notaries public, WAC 308-30-155 Satisfactory evidence of identity.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 42.44.190.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Notaries are limited in the types of documents they can accept to verify a person's identity. We are adding passports that have been issued by a foreign government to this list, which is consistent with other states' laws.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Communication with the public, and stakeholders through the notary program web site, notaries['] listserv newsletter, and educational providers.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Chris Doland, Business Resources Section, P.O. Box 9027, Olympia, WA 98507-9027, phone (360) 664-1419, e-mail, fax (360) 570-4976.
October 20, 2014
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator