70A.500.030  <<  70A.500.040 >>   70A.500.050

Manufacturer registration.

(1) By January 1, 2007, and annually thereafter, each manufacturer must register with the department.
(2) A manufacturer must submit to the department with each registration or annual renewal a fee to cover the administrative costs of this chapter as determined by the department under RCW 70A.500.230.
(3) The department shall review the registration or renewal application and notify the manufacturer if their registration does not meet the requirements of this section. Within thirty days of receipt of such a notification from the department, the manufacturer must file with the department a revised registration addressing the requirements noted by the department.
(4) The registration must include the following information:
(a) The name and contact information of the manufacturer submitting the registration;
(b) The manufacturer's brand names of covered electronic products, including all brand names sold in the state in the past, all brand names currently being sold in the state, and all brand names for which the manufacturer has legal responsibility under RCW 70A.500.100;
(c) The method or methods of sale used in the state; and
(d) Whether the registrant will be participating in the standard plan or submitting an independent plan to the department for approval.
(5) The registrant shall submit any changes to the information provided in the registration to the department within fourteen days of such change.
(6) The department shall identify, using all reasonable means, manufacturers that are in business or that are no longer in business but that have a successor in interest by examining best available return share data, product advertisements, and other pertinent data. The department shall notify manufacturers that have been identified and for whom an address has been found of the requirements of this chapter, including registration and plan requirements under this section and RCW 70A.500.050.


Effective date2013 c 305: See note following RCW 70A.500.020.
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