PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
[Filed July 16, 1998, 2:58 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Designation of a licensing examination for orthotists and prosthetists, and develop procedures for an appeal of an examination failure.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.200.050 (8)(15).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To implement legislation enacted by 1997 legislature concerning examination of candidates, and appeal of examination failures.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Open public meetings. Review and comment through mail or fax.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Judy Haenke, P.O. Box 47870, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 753-4614, fax (360) 586-0745.
July 12, 1998
Kristine Van Gorkom