WSR 97-14-088

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING

(Business and Professions Division)

(Master License Service)

[Filed July 2, 1997, 8:37 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Implementing licensing of Whitewater River Outfitters, and repeal of WAC 308-300-310.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 391, Laws of 1997 (SSB 5483, section (9), a new section added to chapter 88.12 RCW).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Setting of the license application and renewal fees, and specifics regarding application for and renewal of the license through the Master License Service.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and public input, both solicited and unsolicited via comments from mail, telephone, and open public work sessions.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Interested parties are invited to comment to Clyde Zahn, Management Analyst, Department of Licensing, Master License Service, P.O. Box 9034, Olympia, WA 98507-9034, (360) 664-0218 (will refer to new number in July 1997), FAX (360) 586-1596, e-mail czahn@dol.wa.gov; Nell Benzschawel, Licensing Administrator, Department of Licensing, Master License Service, P.O. Box 9034, Olympia, WA 98507-9034, (360) 586-5372 (will refer to new number in July 1997), FAX (360) 753-9668, e-mail nbenzsch@dol.wa.gov; TDD (360) 586-2788. Notice of public meetings will be sent to those indicating interest.

July 1, 1997

Nell Benzschawel

Licensing Administrator

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office