WSR 07-11-147

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed May 22, 2007, 1:16 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Factory assembled structure rules, chapter 296-150M WAC and possibly a new chapter.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 43.22 RCW and SHB 2118 from the 2007 legislative session.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule making is a result [of] SHB 2118, which passed the 2007 legislature. This bill transfers the mobile and manufactured home installation program and the state administrative agency (SAA) programs from the department of community, trade and economic development to the department of labor and industries. Therefore, the department needs to adopt new rules to be consistent with the statute.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties and the public may also participate by providing written comments or giving oral testimony during the public hearing and comment process.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sally Elliott, Department of Labor and Industries, Specialty Compliance Services Division, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone (360) 902-6411, fax (360) 902-5292, e-mail yous235@lni.wa.gov.

May 22, 2007

Judy Schurke

Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office