WSR 17-13-051
[Filed June 15, 2017, 9:47 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 308-104-160 Moving and nonmoving violations defined, 308-108-165 Prohibition on wireless communication devices during instruction, and 308-330-464 RCW sections adoptedOperation and restrictions.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.01.110, 46.20.2891, 46.82.290, and 46.90.010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule making is necessary to meet the requirements of SSB 5289 (2017) – Modifying the infraction of and penalties for distracted driving. Amendments will align the WAC with the new statutes and include updating and repealing references.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate by contacting the individual listed below. The public can also participate after amendments are proposed by providing written comments and/or testimony during the public hearing and comment process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting George Price, Assistant Administrator, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9030, Olympia, WA 98507-9030, (360) 902-0120,
June 15, 2017
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator