PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[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
Authority to suspend—
Duration of license sanctions—
Reissuance or renewal, 46.01.110
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.dol.wa.gov; or Schuyler Rue, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-902-3678, email Srue@dol.wa.gov, website www.dol.wa.gov.
September 21, 2020