WSR 10-10-130

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


[ Filed May 5, 2010, 11:53 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Toll collection and adjudication in Washington state.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 47.46 and 47.56 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amend existing toll collection rules to implement the new statewide customer service center operations, photo toll collection, and adjudication.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington transportation commission will review these rules.

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. Washington state department of transportation (WSDOT) will hold a public hearing on these rules in the Seattle area in summer/fall 2010. Comments may be submitted to Lucinda Broussard, WSDOT toll operations manager, (206) 716-1156, or by fax (206) 464-1189. Comments may also be submitted to tollrulecomments@wsdot.wa.gov.

May 5, 2010

Stephen T. Reinmuth

Chief of Staff

Washington State Code Reviser's Office