WSR 98-15-132

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

BOARD OF INDUSTRIAL

INSURANCE APPEALS

[Filed July 22, 1998, 8:55 a.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 263-12-020.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 51.52.020.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule is being amended to clarify the description of those persons who may appear before the board; to change the definition of lay representation before the board; and to clarify action the board will take for violations of ethical conduct by representatives.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency initiative.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting David E. Threedy, Executive Secretary, (360) 753-9646, fax (360) 586-5611, Threedy@BIIA.wa.gov.

A forum for those interested will be held on August 12, 1998, at 1:30-3:30, Board Main Conference Room, 2430 Chandler Court S.W., Olympia, WA 98504-2401.

July 20, 1998

David E. Threedy

Executive Secretary

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office