WSR 97-22-025

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

[Filed October 29, 1997, 10:25 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Development of rules to implement chapter 18.200 RCW, Orthotic and prosthetic services. Topics for rules include education, experience and examination requirements, renewal, reinstatement and continuing competence.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.200.050(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To implement legislation enacted by 1997 legislature.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Participation by interested persons during open public meetings.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Notice of future public meetings will be sent to interested persons. For more information, contact Judy Haenke, Program Manager, P.O. Box 47863, Olympia, WA 98504-7863, (360) 753-4614, (360) 586-0745.

October 29, 1997

Bruce Miyahara

Secretary

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office