(1) The director shall prepare an annual comprehensive analysis and evaluation of agent and subagent fees. The director shall make recommendations for agent and subagent fee revisions to the senate and house transportation committees by January 1st of every third year starting with 1996. Fee revision recommendations may be made more frequently when justified by the annual analysis and evaluation.
(2) The annual comprehensive analysis and evaluation must consider, but is not limited to:
(a) Unique and significant financial, legislative, or other relevant developments that may impact fees;
(b) Current funding for ongoing operating and maintenance automation project costs affecting revenue collection and service delivery;
(c) Future system requirements including an appropriate sharing of costs between the department, agents, and subagents;
(d) Beneficial mix of customer service delivery options based on a fee structure commensurate with quality performance standards;
(e) Appropriate indices projecting state and national growth in business and economic conditions prepared by the United States department of commerce, the department of revenue, and the revenue forecast council for the state of Washington.
[2010 1st sp.s. c 7 § 138; 2005 c 319 § 116; 1996 c 315 § 3.]
Effective date—2010 1st sp.s. c 26; 2010 1st sp.s. c 7:
See note following RCW 43.03.027
Findings—Intent—Part headings—Effective dates—2005 c 319:
See notes following RCW 43.17.020