WSR 03-03-111

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


(Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors)

[ Filed January 21, 2003, 3:29 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revision to chapter 196-30 WAC, Fees for on-site wastewater treatment system designers and inspectors.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.24.086, 18.43.035, and 18.210.050.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: There is a statutory requirement under RCW 43.24.086 that licensing and regulatory groups such as this board be self-supporting through fees. The Department of Licensing and the Engineer/Surveyor Board are reviewing the fee structure to determine if any adjustments to fees must be made, as well as determining if any updates to the language in the rule are necessary.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Joe Vincent Jr., Manager, On-Site Wastewater Treatment Systems, Designer Licensing, Inspector Certification Program, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1567, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail onsiteprog@dol.wa.gov. Persons may comment by mail, fax, phone or e-mail. Draft language of any changes will be sent to the board's mailing list.

January 21, 2003

George A. Twiss

Executive Director

Board of Registration

for Professional Engineers

and Land Surveyors

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office