HB 2298-S - DIGEST

Requires the department of ecology to: (1) Establish and collect fees for the issuance and renewal of wastewater treatment plant operator certificates;

(2) With the advice of an advisory committee, establish an initial fee schedule by rule;

(3) Once the initial fee schedule is adopted by rule, conduct a workload analysis and prepare a biennial budget estimate for the wastewater treatment plant operator certification program; and

(4) Assess and collect fees from wastewater treatment plant operators at a level that recovers the costs identified in its budget.