WSR 99-23-025

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


(Landscape Architect Unit)

[ Filed November 9, 1999, 3:44 p.m. , effective November 9, 1999 ]

Date of Adoption: November 9, 1999.

Purpose: WAC 308-13-045, sets requirements for licensure, including payment of current license fee, expiration of license, renewal and process for notification.

WAC 308-13-150, sets registration and examination fees, those examination fees to be collected and passed on to the examination vendor.

WAC 308-13-160, sets renewal period from three years to two years, effective July 1, 2000.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-13-045, 308-13-150, and 308-13-160.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.96.060.

Other Authority: RCW 43.24.086.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-18-103 on September 1, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 3, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 3, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 3, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Other Findings Required by Other Provisions of Law as Precondition to Adoption or Effectiveness of Rule: The earlier effective date is necessary because of imminent peril to the public health, safety, or welfare (Landscape Architect Exam will be administered on December 6 and 7 and this rule change should be in effect by that date).Effective Date of Rule: November 9, 1999.

November 9, 1999

Alan E. Rathbun

BPD Assistant Director

OTS-3312.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 97-06-065, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97)

WAC 308-13-045
((How and when do I receive my)) Initial license((?)).

(((1) You)) The applicant will be notified by mail ((once you have completed the examination and met)) upon meeting all the requirements for initial ((registration)) licensure.  ((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)) The applicant must submit the current license fee. The license will expire on ((your)) the applicant's birthdate((.  Subsequent licenses)), and will be issued for ((three)) two years.

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

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086 and 18.96.110.  97-06-065, 308-13-045, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 96-11-132, filed 5/22/96, effective 6/22/96)

WAC 308-13-150
Landscape architect fees.

The following fees ((shall be charged by the business and professions division of the department of licensing)) will be collected from the candidates for examination, effective July 1, 2000:


Title of Fee Fee
Application fee $150.00
Reexamination administration fee 50.00
Exam proctor 100.00
Renewal (((3)) 2 years) ((450.00))

300.00

Late renewal penalty ((150.00))

100.00

Duplicate license 25.00
Initial registration (((3)) 2 years) ((450.00))

300.00

Reciprocity application fee 200.00
Certification 45.00
Replacement certificate 20.00

((The following charges shall be)) Those fees collected from ((examination candidates for examinations ordered from CLARB on their behalf.  The charges recovered by the department shall be refunded)) candidates shall be paid to CLARB for the costs of ((tests and shipping charges for)) the examinations, effective November 8, 1999.


Examination and Sections Charges
Entire examination $((550.00))

570.00

Examination sections:
Section ((1)) A: Legal and administrative
aspects of practice 40.00
Section ((2)) B: Analytical ((and technical))
aspects of practice ((70.00))

80.00

Section ((3)) C: ((Conceptualization and
communication)) Planning and site design ((110.00))

160.00

Section ((4)) D: ((Design synthesis)) ((110.00))
Structural considerations and materials and methods of construction

130.00

Section ((5)) E: ((Integration of technical
and design requirements)) Grading, drainage and stormwater management ((110.00))

160.00

((Section 6: Grading and drainage 110.00))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.96.080 and 43.24.086.  96-11-132, 308-13-150, filed 5/22/96, effective 6/22/96; 95-20-026, 308-13-150, filed 9/27/95, effective 10/28/95.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086.  94-23-031, 308-13-150, filed 11/8/94, effective 12/9/94.  Statutory Authority: RCW 18.96.080.  94-04-044, 308-13-150, filed 1/27/94, effective 2/27/94.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086 and 18.96.080.  91-23-021, 308-13-150, filed 11/8/91, effective 12/9/91; 90-15-039, 308-13-150, filed 7/13/90, effective 8/13/90.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086.  90-03-031, 308-13-150, filed 1/12/90, effective 2/12/90; 88-04-027 (Order PM 702), 308-13-150, filed 1/26/88.  Statutory Authority: 1983 c 168 12.  83-17-031 (Order PL 442), 308-13-150, filed 8/10/83.  Formerly WAC 308-13-120.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 97-06-065, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97)

WAC 308-13-160
((How do I renew my license and when will it expire?)) Renewal of license.

(1) A courtesy renewal notice is mailed to ((your current)) the address on file, approximately eight weeks prior to ((your)) the 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 must be notified in writing of any address changes.

(2) ((Your)) The renewed landscape architect license is issued for a ((three)) two-year period that expires on ((your)) the licensee's birthdate.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086 and 18.96.110.  97-06-065, 308-13-160, filed 2/27/97, effective 3/30/97.  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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