PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Will amend WAC 308-124H-029 and 308-124H-061(6).
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.85.040 (1) and (4).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To amend rules relating to distance education delivery method approval criteria so as to provide for mandatory student evaluations for each course and to require providers to explain how they arrived at the number of clock hours requested. Will also amend rules for grounds for denial or withdrawal of course approval to include failing to meet the requirements under WAC 308-124H-026 and 308-124H-029.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making and agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jana L. Jones, Real Estate Program, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9015, Olympia, WA 98507-9015, phone (360) 664-6524, fax (360) 586-0998.
January 15, 2003
Jana L. Jones
Real Estate Program