WSR 18-09-124
[Filed April 18, 2018, 11:28 a.m.]
Continuance of WSR 18-08-078.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 17-15-087.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: New WAC 308-104-0140 Marking of all nonenhanced drivers' licenses or identicards.
Hearing Location(s): On May 22, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., at the Skagit Station Community Room, 105 East Kincaid, Mount Vernon, WA 98273; and on May 23, 2018, at 6:00 p.m., at the Laborers International Union Hall, 507 South 3rd Street, Yakima, WA 98901.
Date of Intended Adoption: May 28, 2018.
Submit Written Comments to: Stephanie Sams, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9030, Olympia, WA 98507-9030, email, fax 360-664-0116, by May 24, 2018.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Stephane [Stephanie] Sams, phone 360-902-0131, fax 360-664-0116, email, by May 18, 2018.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This continuance is adding two locations to the public hearing schedule for WSR 18-08-078. The department will have a public hearing on the REAL ID rule making in Mount Vernon, Washington, on May 22, 2018, and Yakima, Washington, on May 23, 2018.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: This rule is required due to legislation enacted during the 2017 legislative session. The amendment creates a new section in chapter 308-104 WAC, and allows Washington state to be compliant with federal and state law (6 C.F.R. Sec. 37.71).
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.20.192.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 46.20.192.
Rule is necessary because of federal law, 6 C.F.R. Sec. 37.71.
Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Stephanie Sams, Highway[s-]Licensing Building, Olympia, WA, 360-902-0131; Implementation and Enforcement: Greg Mukai, Highway[s-]Licensing Building, Olympia, WA, 360-902-3851.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. This rule is explicitly and specifically dictated by statute and federal law.
This rule proposal, or portions of the proposal, is exempt from requirements of the Regulatory Fairness Act because the proposal:
Is exempt under RCW 19.85.025(3) as the rule content is explicitly and specifically dictated by statute.
April 18, 2018
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator
WAC 308-104-0140 Marking of all nonenhanced drivers' licenses or identicards.
Beginning July 1, 2018, except for enhanced drivers' licenses and identicards issued under RCW 46.20.202, the department shall mark all issuances made pursuant to chapter 46.20 RCW with the phrase "FEDERAL LIMITS APPLY."