WSR 22-21-056
[Filed October 12, 2022, 10:30 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 468-300-080 Fuel surcharge.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.56.030 and 47.60.315.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule is needed to amend WAC 468-300-080 related to the ferry fare fuel surcharge for Washington state ferries (WSF). Amendments are expected to include: (1) Adding an approval for the fuel surcharge, and (2) updating the formula to reflect current WSF fuel purchasing practices.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The other agency that regulates this subject is the Washington state department of transportation as the operator of the ferry system. The Washington state transportation commission works closely, and coordinates with the Washington state department of transportation in administering the surcharge calculation, developing fare setting proposals, and for carrying out the rule-making process for making ferry fare adjustments.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Transportation Commission, P.O. Box 47308, Olympia, WA 98504-7308, phone 360-705-7070, fax 360-705-6802, email, website
October 10, 2022
Reema Griffith
Executive Director