Date of Adoption: April 16, 1999.
Purpose: During the 1998 legislative session, the legislature determined physician assistants are to pay the substance abuse monitoring surcharge of $25.00 for each license application and each license renewal. This rule amends the fee structure to include the surcharge.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-918-990.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.71.017.
Other Authority: RCW 18.71A.020(3).
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-06-093 on March 3, 1999.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: There are no changes between the proposed and adopted version.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
June 11, 1999
M. C. Selecky
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98)
Fees and renewal cycle.
(1) Licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.
(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:
|Title of Fee||Fee
|Physician's assistants, certified physician assistants, physician assistant-surgical assistants, acupuncture physician assistants:|
|Substance abuse monitoring surcharge||25.00|
|Expired license reissuance||35.00|
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, § 246-918-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017 and 18.71A.020. 96-03-073, § 246-918-990, filed 1/17/96, effective 2/17/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-06-027 (Order 131), § 246-918-990, filed 2/26/91, effective 3/29/91.]