WSR 23-11-145
[Filed May 24, 2023, 8:54 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Update chapter 308-101 WAC to clarify business practices, procedures, and guidelines as it pertains to CDLs and hearing requests under RCW 46.20.308, requests for interpreters, defining good cause, and defining the requirements to request a hearing as a habitual traffic offender.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 34.05.030 (2)(b) and 46.01.110 rule-making authority. RCW 46.01.040(10) Powers, duties, and functions relating to motor vehicle laws vested in department. (10) The administration of the laws relating to reciprocal or proportional registration of motor vehicles as provided in chapter 46.85 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Update procedures and guidelines in chapter 308-101 WAC related to any hearings requested by CDL holders under RCW 46.20.308, requests for interpreters, defining good cause, and requirements for habitual traffic offenders requesting a hearing, to inform the customers about the process and considerations. The intent of this rule making is to ensure clear and transparent access to the administrative hearings process.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kelsey Stone, 1125 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-902[-0131], email, website; or Miriam Norman, P.O. Box 9031, Olympia WA 98507-9031, phone 360-634-5127, fax 360-570-4950, email, website
May 24, 2023
Ellis Starrett
Rules and Policy Manager