WSR 99-23-015

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed November 5, 1999, 3:54 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: October 29, 1999.

Purpose: Increase transient accommodation licensing fees.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-360-990.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.62.220, 43.70.110, 43.70.250.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-19-130 on September 21, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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

November 5, 1999

M. C. Selecky

Secretary

OTS-3332.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 94-21-016, filed 10/6/94, effective 11/6/94)

WAC 246-360-990
Fees.

(1) The licensee or applicant ((shall)) must submit:

(a) ((Submit)) An annual fee according to the following schedule:

NUMBER OF LODGING UNITS FEE
3 - 10 $ ((55)) 100
11 - 49 $((110)) 200
50 - over $((160)) 400

(b) ((Submit a transition fee of forty-five dollars for any license renewed in 1995;)) A late fee of fifty dollars, in addition to the full license renewal fee, if the full license renewal fee is not delivered or mailed to the department at least thirty days prior to the license expiration date;

(c) ((Submit)) An additional fee of fifty dollars for an amended license due to changing the number of lodging units or the name of the transient accommodation((;

(d) Submit an additional one hundred fifty dollars when billed by the department for:

(i) A third on-site visit resulting from a licensee's or applicant's failure to adequately respond to a statement of deficiencies; and

(ii) A complete on-site survey resulting from a substantiated complaint)).

(2) The department shall refund fees only when all the following conditions are met:

(a) A prospective new owner applies for initial licensure prior to taking ownership as required by WAC 246-360-020 (4)(b);

(b) Transfer of ownership is not finalized;

(c) The applicant requests a refund in writing; and

(d) The department receives the fee and the request for refund in the same biennium.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110 and 43.70.250.  94-21-016, 246-360-990, filed 10/6/94, effective 11/6/94.  Statutory Authority: RCW 70.62.220, 70.62.230 and 43.70.250.  92-21-089 (Order 312), 246-360-990, filed 10/21/92, effective 11/21/92.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040.  91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as 246-360-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.20A.055.  87-17-045 (Order 2524), 440-44-075, filed 8/17/87; 85-12-029 (Order 2236), 440-44-075, filed 5/31/85.  Statutory Authority: 1982 c 201.  82-13-011 (Order 1825), 440-44-075, filed 6/4/82.]

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