WSR 15-12-047
[Filed May 28, 2015, 9:01 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Standards for load fastening devices.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.37.005, 46.61.655, 46.37.490.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Changes to chapter 204-44 WAC include but may not be limited to: Cleanup, grammatical and formatting changes that are needed; and updates to standards relating to the safe securing of all loads.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: United States Department of Transportation, department of labor and industries.
The agency will work with stakeholders to get feedback regarding the rule changes throughout the rule-making process to ensure that the changes align with other regulations impacting the state of Washington.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency review.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Michael Pry, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 596-4019, (360) 596-4015,; or Melissa Van Gorkom, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 596-4017, (360) 596-4015,
May 27, 2015
John R. Batiste