WSR 97-13-004

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PUBLIC WORKS BOARD

[Filed June 5, 1997, 8:25 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Rules to implement and define terms in RCW 43.155.070 (1)(d) as found in section 29, chapter 429, Laws of 1997.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.155.040 (4), (5).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Legislative modification to RCW 43.155.070 (1)(d). Rules are needed to interpret and clarify the statute.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of Ecology and the Department of Health. We have already worked with both agencies in development of the emergency rule.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making, technical advisory committee will be utilized.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting P. A. Butkus, P.O. Box 48319, Olympia, WA 98504-8319, phone (360) 586-7186, FAX (360) 664-3029, e-mail peteb@cted.wa.gov. Please [refer to] emergency WAC 399-30-032, 399-30-033 and 399-30-034, filed on June 4, 1997.

June 5, 1997

Pete A. Butkus

Rules Coordinator

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office