WSR 99-07-101

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed March 23, 1999, 11:59 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: March 22, 1999.

Purpose: To reduce fees that were raised in excess of amount allowed by Initiative 601.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 296-400A-045.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.106.125.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-03-109 on January 20, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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.

March 22, 1999

Gary Moore

Director

OTS-2747.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-13-126, filed 6/17/98, effective 7/20/98)

WAC 296-400A-045
What fees will I have to pay?

The following are the department's plumbers fees:


Type of Fee
Period Covered by FeeDollar Amount of Fee
Examination applicationPer examination$ 108.25
Reciprocity applicationPer application$ 108.25
Trainee certificate*One year$ 32.50
Trainee certificateLess than one year$3.00 per month with a minimum fee of $21.50
Temporary permit90 days$ ((54.25)) 54.00
Journeyman or specialty certificate**Two years$ ((87.00)) 86.75
Journeyman or specialty certificateLess than two years$3.50 per month with a minimum fee of $((32.75)) 32.50
Medical gas endorsement

examination application***

Per application$40.00
Medical gas endorsement**One year$30.00
Medical gas endorsementLess than one year$2.50 per month with a minimum fee of $17.50
Medical gas endorsement examination fee***See note below.
Medical gas endorsement training course fee****See note below.
Reinstatement of a journeyman certificate$ ((174.00)) 173.50
Replacement of all certificates$ 32.50

*The trainee certificate shall expire one year from the date of issuance and be renewed on or before the date of expiration.
**This fee applies to either the original issuance or a renewal of a certificate.  If you have passed the plumbers certificate of competency examination or the medical gas piping installer endorsement examination and paid the certificate fee, you will be issued a plumber certificate of competency or a medical gas endorsement that will expire on your birthdate.
The annual renewal of a Medical Gas Piping Installer Endorsement shall include a continuity affidavit verifying that brazing work has been performed within the past year.
***This fee is paid directly to a nationally recognized testing agency under contract with the department. It covers the cost of preparing and administering the written competency examination and the materials necessary to conduct the practical competency examination required for the medical gas piping system installers endorsement. This fee is not paid to the department.
****This fee is paid directly to a training course provider approved by the department, in consultation with the state advisory board of plumbers. It covers the cost of providing training courses required for the medical gas piping system installer endorsement. This fee is not paid to the department.

If your birth year is:

(1) In an even-numbered year, your certificate will expire on your birthdate in the next even-numbered year.

(2) In an odd-numbered year, your certificate will expire on your birthdate in the next odd-numbered year.

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.106 RCW.  98-13-126, 296-400A-045, filed 6/17/98, effective 7/20/98.  Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.106, 18.27 and 43.22 RCW.  98-12-041, 296-400A-045, filed 5/29/98, effective 6/30/98.  Statutory Authority: RCW 18.106.050, [18.106.]070, [18.106.]110, [18.106.]125, [18.106.]140 and [18.106.]270.  97-11-052, 296-400A-045, filed 5/20/97, effective 6/30/97.]

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