WSR 18-15-097
[Filed July 18, 2018, 9:52 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 16-24-085.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-93-055 Vessels from out-of-state operating in this state—Nonresident vessel permit required.
Hearing Location(s): On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., at the Highways-Licenses Building, Conference Room 410, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98507. Check in at the first floor counter.
Date of Intended Adoption: August 22, 2018.
Submit Written Comments to: George Price, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9030, Olympia, WA 98507-9030, email, fax 360-570-7827, by August 20, 2018.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact George Price, phone 360-902-0120, fax 360-570-7827, email, by August 17, 2018.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To align nonresident vessel permitting rules with recent legislation.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Legislative changes to the corresponding RCW were effective as of September 1, 2015, so these changes are to align our rules with current policies and procedures.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 46.01.110, 88.02.610, and 88.02.620.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Jill Johnson, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98507, 360-902-0183; Implementation and Enforcement: George Price, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98507, 360-902-0120.
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. The changes to this rule add no additional costs to stakeholders.
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 rules only correct typographical errors, make address or name changes, or clarify language of a rule without changing its effect.
July 18, 2018
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 13-21-035, filed 10/9/13, effective 11/9/13)
WAC 308-93-055Vessels from out-of-state operating in this stateNonresident vessel permit required.
(1) What must I provide to obtain a nonresident vessel permit? You must provide the following:
(a) Proof of nonresidency by showing the vessel owner's out-of-state driver's license or out-of-state photo identification; and
(b) A copy of the current foreign vessel registration or current United States Coast Guard certificate of documentation((;
(c) Date the vessel first came into the state;
(d) A nonrefundable fee of twenty-five dollars plus a filing fee and subagent fee, if applicable.
(2) How many nonresident vessel permits may be obtained? You may obtain two nonresident vessel permits in any continuous twelve-month period for any single vessel. The twelve months begins on the date the vessel first entered this state)).
(((3))) (2) How do I display the vessel visitor permit? The permit must be visible to law enforcement from either the dock or from the water. It must be kept aboard the vessel at all times when moored and during operation and protected from the weather.
The permit must be clearly displayed either:
(a) In the windshield;
(b) On side window;
(c) In the cockpit; or
(d) In the operation area of the vessel.
(((4) If the vessel owner is not available, how do I obtain a nonresident vessel permit? The person applying for the nonresident vessel permit must have a:
(a) Notarized or certified power of attorney from a registered owner of the vessel;
(b) Copy of the vessel owner's out-of-state driver's license or photo identification; and
(c) Copy of the out-of-state or out-of-country registration certificate.))