PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
(Business and Professions Division)
[Filed December 2, 1998, 1:26 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Renewal period for architect licenses; procedures for reinstatement of registrants who fail to pay a renewal fee for a period of five years; procedures for reinstatement of registrants after a withdrawal of more than five years; and architect fees.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.08.340, 18.08.350, 18.08.430, 43.24.86 [43.24.086], and 43.24.140.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Compliance with RCW 43.24.086 Fee policy for professions occupations, and businesses--Determination by rule, requires fees to be at a sufficient level to defray the costs of administering the program; and RCW 18.08.430 Renewal of certificates of registration--Withdrawal, provides for reinstatement of expired and withdrawal registrants under such circumstances as the board determines.
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 study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jon M. Clark, Acting Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 9045, Olympia, WA 98507-9045, phone (360) 753-1153, fax (360) 664-2551, TDD (360) 586-2788. All interested persons will be added to the agency's mailing list for this rule proposal and any subsequent rule-amending actions.
December 2, 1998
Jon M. Clark
Acting Executive Secretary