PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 196-30 WAC, Fees for on-site wastewater treatment designers and inspectors.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.24.086, 18.43.035, and 18.210.050.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: There is a statutory requirement under RCW 43.24.086 that licensing and regulatory groups such as this board be self-supporting through fees. The department of licensing and the engineer/surveyor board are reviewing the fee structure to determine if any adjustments to fees must be made, as well as determining if any updates to the language in the rule are necessary.
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 George A. Twiss, Executive Director, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1565, fax (360) 664-2551. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, fax or e-mail. Draft language of rule amendments will be distributed to the board's list of interested persons (listserv).
December 22, 2009