WSR 98-23-070



[Filed November 17, 1998, 8:38 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The regulation of temporary practice permits. This effort includes educational prerequisites.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.83.050 Examining board--Powers and duties, 18.83.082 Temporary permit, 18.130.075 Temporary practice permits--Penalties.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Disciplining authorities are mandated to issue temporary practice permits to eligible applicants and to establish by rule the duration of the permit. The Examining Board of Psychology is soliciting input from the public on the appropriate duration of temporary permits.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making. Develop in consultation with stakeholders through public meetings, telephone, and correspondence.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Janice K. Boden, Department of Health, Examining Board of Psychology, P.O. Box 47869, Olympia, WA 98504-7869, phone (360) 753-3095, fax (360) 664-9484.

September 16, 1998

Janice K. Boden

Program Manager