WSR 97-06-065

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING

(Business and Professions Division)

[Filed February 27, 1997, 4:31 p.m.]

Date of Adoption: February 27, 1997.

Purpose: To make the instructions current and remove outdated information. To delete obsolete information concerning initial license and activating an inactive license. To clarify the instructions for obtaining an initial license and activating an inactive license.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-13-160 Renewal of license.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.24.086 and 18.96.110.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-03-022 on January 7, 1997.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 1, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

February 27, 1997

Linda Bremer

Assistant Director

NEW SECTION

WAC 308-13-045 How and when do I receive my initial license? (1) You will be notified by mail once you have completed the examination and met all the requirements for initial registration. You may apply for your license up to three months prior to your birthdate and pay the fee for up to a thirty-nine month license. Your license will expire on your birthdate. Subsequent licenses will be issued for three years.

(2) You may also activate an inactive license for up to thirty-nine months. Subsequent licenses will be issued for three years.

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AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 94-04-044, filed 1/27/94, effective 2/27/94)

WAC 308-13-160 ((Renewal of licenses.)) How do I renew my license and when will it expire? (1) ((The renewal for landscape architects licenses will be for a three-year period with the expiration date that of the licensee's birth date.

(a) Effective with the renewal period beginning June 30, 1994, renewals will be prorated at the current renewal rate with the conversion accomplished as follows:

Conversion Renewal Schedule


Birth Date Span of Renewal Time Renewal Fee

January 31 Months $387.50

February 32 Months $400.00

March 33 Months $412.50

April 34 Months $425.00

May 35 Months $437.50

June 36 Months $450.00

July 37 Months $462.50

August 38 Months $475.00

September 39 Months $487.50

October 40 Months $500.00

November 41 Months $512.50

December 42 Months $525.00

(b) Current licensees whose licenses expire June 30, 1994, will receive a license with an expiration date of the licensee's birth date in 1997 prorated at the current renewal rate in accordance with (a) of this subsection.

(c) Current licensees whose licenses expire June 30, 1995, will receive a license with an expiration date of the licensee's birth date in 1998 prorated at the current renewal rate in accordance with (a) of this subsection.

(d) Current licensees whose licenses expire June 30, 1996, will receive a license with an expiration date of the licensee's birth date in 1999 prorated at the current renewal rate in accordance with (a) of this subsection.

(2) All initial and reinstated landscape architect licenses will be issued for a three-year period with an expiration date of the licensee's birth date.)) A courtesy renewal notice is mailed to your current address on file, approximately eight weeks prior to your license expiration date. The notice will show the due date, the amount of renewal fee, the penalty fee for late payment and other mailing instructions. It is essential that you notify the board of registration for landscape architects of any address changes.

(2) Your renewed landscape architect license is issued for a three-year period that expires on your birthdate.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.96.080. 94-04-044, 308-13-160, filed 1/27/94, effective 2/27/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 46.24.086 [43.24.086] and 18.96.110. 88-01-022 (Order PM 696), 308-13-160, filed 12/9/87.]

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