WSR 03-12-061

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed June 2, 2003, 2:56 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: February 20, 2003.

Purpose: To implement amendments to chapter 18.30 RCW. The changes are due to 2002 legislation SSB 2309 (chapter 160, Laws of 2002).

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 246-812-130; and amending WAC 246-812-010 and 246-812-160.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.30.065.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-01-113 on December 18, 2002.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 1.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

April 15, 2003

Michael Gillispie, Chair

Board of Denturists

OTS-5911.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-20-068, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98)

WAC 246-812-010   Definitions.   The following terms are so defined for the purposes of this chapter:

"Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome" or "AIDS" means the clinical syndrome of HIV-related illness as defined by the board of health by rule.

"Approval" and "accreditation" are used interchangeably with reference to sanctioning of courses.

"Board" means the Washington state board of ((denture technology)) denturists, whose address is:


Department of Health

Health Profession Quality Assurance ((Division))

Washington State Board of ((Denture Technology

1112 SE Quince Street)) Denturists

310 Israel Rd. SE, PO Box 47867

Olympia, WA 98504-7867


(("Denture technology" for the purposes of application under RCW 18.30.090(3) is defined, at a minimum, as the making, constructing, altering, reproducing or repairing of a denture.

"Five years employment in denture technology" is defined as working a minimum of twenty hours per week during five of the last ten years.))

"Office on AIDS" means that section within the department of health with jurisdiction over public health matters as defined in chapter 70.24 RCW.

(("4,000 Hours practical work experience in denture technology" is defined and taken as a whole, which must have occurred within the past five years of date of application.))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.30.070(3). 98-20-068, 246-812-010, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98; 95-22-062, 246-812-010, filed 10/30/95, effective 11/30/95.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-20-068, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98)

WAC 246-812-160   Expired license.   (1) If the license has expired for three years or less, the practitioner must meet the requirements of chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.

(2) If the license has expired for more than three years, the practitioner must:

(a) Successfully pass the examination as provided in RCW ((18.25.040)) 18.30.100;

(b) Meet the requirements of chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.30.070(3). 98-20-068, 246-812-160, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-812-160, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.30.070(3). 95-22-062, 246-812-160, filed 10/30/95, effective 11/30/95.]


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 246-812-130 Denturist licensure -- Training course approval.

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