PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-847-120 Foreign trained applicants.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.59.130.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rules are needed to establish requirements for applicants that have not graduated from an occupational therapy program to obtain a license. These requirements provide assurance that only trained occupational therapists will be licensed.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Department of Health, Kris Waidely, Program Manager, P.O. Box 47868, Olympia, WA 98504-7868, (360) 236-4847, fax (360) 236-4922.
March 13, 2003