WSR 98-10-052

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

[Filed April 29, 1998, 3:45 p.m.]



Date of Adoption: April 21, 1998.

Purpose: Amend pharmaceutical license fees. It is the policy of the state of Washington that the cost of each professional licensing program be fully borne by the members of that profession. To create sufficient revenue to cover operating expenses, license fees need to be increased.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-907-030.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.250.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 98-07-086 on March 17, 1998.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

April 29, 1998

Bruce Miyahara

Secretary

OTS-2090.1

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98)



WAC 246-907-030  Fees and renewal cycle. (1) Pharmacist, pharmacy ((assistant)) technician, and pharmacy intern licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.

(2) Pharmacy location, controlled substance registration (pharmacy), pharmacy ((assistant)) technician utilization, and shopkeepers differential hours licenses will expire on June 1 of each year.

(3) All other licenses, including health care entity licenses, registrations, permits, or certifications will expire on October 1 of each year.

(4) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacy location:



Title of fee Fee
Original pharmacy fee (($275.00))

$330.00

Original pharmacy ((assistant)) technician utilization fee ((50.00))

60.00

Renewal pharmacy fee ((200.00))

240.00

Renewal pharmacy ((assistant)) technician utilization fee ((60.00))

70.00

Penalty pharmacy fee ((275.00))

120.00



(5) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for vendor:
Original fee ((60.00))

70.00

Renewal fee ((60.00))

70.00

Penalty fee ((60.00))

50.00



(6) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacist:

((Exam fee (full exam) 200.00))
Reexamination fee (jurisprudence portion) ((40.00))

45.00

Original license fee ((100.00))

120.00

Renewal fee, active and inactive license ((105.00))

125.00

Renewal fee, retired license 20.00
Penalty fee ((105.00))

62.50

Expired license reissuance (active and inactive) ((52.50))

62.50

Reciprocity fee ((250.00))

300.00

Certification of license status to other states 20.00
Retired license 20.00
Temporary permit ((50.00))

60.00



(7) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for shopkeeper:
Original fee ((25.00))

30.00

Renewal fee ((25.00))

30.00

Penalty fee ((12.50))

30.00

Shopkeeper - with differential hours:
Original fee ((25.00))

30.00

Renewal fee ((25.00))

30.00

Penalty fee ((12.50))

30.00



(8) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug manufacturer:

Original fee ((450.00))

540.00

Renewal fee ((450.00))

540.00

Penalty fee ((450.00))

270.00



(9) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug wholesaler - full line:
Original fee ((450.00))

540.00

Renewal fee ((450.00))

540.00

Penalty fee ((450.00))

270.00



(10) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug wholesaler - OTC only:
Original fee ((250.00))

300.00

Renewal fee ((250.00))

300.00

Penalty fee ((250.00))

150.00



(11) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug wholesaler - export:
Original fee ((450.00))

540.00

Renewal fee ((450.00))

540.00

Penalty ((450.00))

270.00



(12) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacy ((assistant - Level "A")) technician:
Original fee ((40.00))

45.00

Renewal fee ((30.00))

35.00

Penalty fee ((40.00))

35.00

Expired license reissuance ((30.00))

35.00



(13) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacy intern:
Original registration fee 15.00
Renewal registration fee 15.00



(14) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for Controlled Substances Act (CSA):
Registrations
Dispensing registration fee (i.e. pharmacies and health care entities) ((65.00))

75.00

Dispensing renewal fee (i.e. pharmacies and health care entities) ((50.00))

60.00

Distributors registration fee (i.e. wholesalers) ((90.00))

105.00

Distributors renewal fee (i.e. wholesalers) ((90.00))

105.00

Manufacturers registration fee ((90.00))

105.00

Manufacturers renewal fee ((90.00))

105.00

Sodium pentobarbital for animal euthanization registration fee ((30.00))

35.00

Sodium pentobarbital for animal euthanization renewal fee ((30.00))

35.00

Other CSA registrations ((30.00))

35.00



(15) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for legend drug sample - distributor:
Registration fees
Original fee ((275.00))

330.00

Renewal fee ((200.00))

240.00

Penalty fee ((200.00))

120.00



(16) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for poison manufacturer/seller - license fees:
Original fee ((30.00))

35.00

Renewal fee ((30.00))

35.00



(17) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for facility inspection fee:
((150.00))

180.00



(18) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for precursor control permit:
Original fee ((50.00))

60.00

Renewal fee ((50.00))

60.00



(19) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for license reissue:
Reissue fee 15.00



(20) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for health care entity:
Original fee ((275.00))

330.00

Renewal ((200.00))

240.00

Penalty ((275.00))

120.00



[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-907-030, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 97-06-019, 246-907-030, filed 2/25/97, effective 3/28/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 94-05-036, 246-907-030, filed 2/8/94, effective 3/11/94; 93-18-015, 246-907-030, filed 8/24/93, effective 9/24/93; 93-05-045 (Order 334), 246-907-030, filed 2/17/93, effective 3/20/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 92-07-099 (Order 256), 246-907-030, filed 3/18/92, effective 4/18/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-19-028 (Order 194), recodified as 246-907-030, filed 9/10/91, effective 10/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 91-13-002 (Order 173), 360-18-020, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 89-04-015 (Order 222), 360-18-020, filed 1/23/89; 88-14-042 (Order 216), 360-18-020, filed 6/30/88; 88-07-011 (Order 209), 360-18-020, filed 3/3/88; 87-18-066 (Order 207), 360-18-020, filed 9/2/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(4). 85-22-033 (Order 196), 360-18-020, filed 10/31/85; 85-06-010 (Order 193), 360-18-020, filed 2/22/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 84-17-142 (Order 189), 360-18-020, filed 8/22/84; 84-04-030 (Order 184), 360-18-020, filed 1/25/84; 83-22-034 (Order 177), 360-18-020, filed 10/26/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and 18.64A.020. 83-18-021 (Order 175), 360-18-020, filed 8/30/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(12). 82-12-041 (Order 168), 360-18-020, filed 5/28/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 (4) and (11). 80-08-035 (Order 155, Resolution No. 6/80), 360-18-020, filed 6/26/80, effective 9/30/80; 80-05-074 (Order 154, Resolution No. 4/80), 360-18-020, filed 4/28/80.]

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