WSR 20-19-111
[Filed September 21, 2020, 10:23 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Driver license suspension for prohibited practices.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.20.0921 ViolationsPenalty, 46.20.291 Authority to suspendGrounds, 46.20.311 Duration of license sanctionsReissuance or renewal, 46.01.110 Rule-making authority.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Currently, the department of licensing (DOL) suspends a driver license when a person is found to have committed a prohibited practice under RCW 46.20.0921. This rule outlines that the length of the suspension shall be determined by the department in accordance with statute (up to three hundred sixty-four days) and based on the resulting risk to safety on the public highways.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: DOL is the agency responsible for levying a suspension for a prohibited practice under RCW 46.20.0921.
Process for Developing New Rule: Internal review and stakeholder input.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ellis Starrett, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-902-3846, email, website; or Schuyler Rue, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-902-3678, email, website
September 21, 2020
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator