WSR 03-20-113

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed October 1, 2003, 9:47 p.m. ]

Supplemental Notice to WSR 03-15-032.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-07-103.

Title of Rule: Chapter 296-307 WAC, Cholinesterase monitoring.

Purpose: The Department of Labor and Industries is reopening the public comment period for the proposed cholinesterase monitoring rule specifically for the purpose of allowing for the submission of public comment on the cost benefit analysis (CBA) only. This notice will be published in the Washington State Register on October 15, 2003. The draft CBA will be available for review and comment from October 15, 2003, until 5:00 p.m. on October 31, 2003.

The department is not legally obligated under the Administrative Procedure Act or the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act to provide an opportunity for public comment on any CBA. However, the department has decided to provide the opportunity for comment on this CBA only.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 49.17 RCW.

Summary: The Department of Labor and Industries is reopening the public comment period for the proposed cholinesterase monitoring rule specifically for the purpose of allowing for the submission of public comment on the cost benefit analysis (CBA) only. This notice will be published in the Washington State Register on October 15, 2003. The draft CBA will be available for review and comment from October 15, 2003, until 5:00 p.m. on October 31, 2003.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Tracy Spencer, Tumwater, (360) 902-5530; Implementation and Enforcement: Michael A. Silverstein, Tumwater, (360) 902-5495.

Name of Proponent: Department of Labor and Industries, governmental.

Rule is necessary because of state court decision, Rios v. Dep't of Labor and Indus., 145 Wn.2d 483, 39 P3.d 961, (2002) directed the agency to initiate rule making.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Purpose above.

Proposal does not change existing rules.

A small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.

Small Business Economic Impact Statement

[No information supplied by agency].

A copy of the statement may be obtained by writing to [No information supplied by agency].

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. This is a supplemental rule filing to receive comments to the cost benefit analysis.

Submit Written Comments to: Cindy Ireland, Project Manager, WISHA Services Division, P.O. Box 44620, Olympia, WA 98504-4620, fax (360) 902-5529, by 5:00 p.m. on October 31, 2003.

Date of Intended Adoption: November 5, 2003.

October 1, 2003

Paul Trause

Director

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office