PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 296-05 WAC, Apprenticeship rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 49.04 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of this rule making is to review the apprenticeship rules (chapter 296-05 WAC) for possible changes relating to objections of apprenticeship program standards.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Not applicable. However, the United States Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, Training, Employer and Labor Services, which has federal apprenticeship oversight responsibility, will be provided with a copy of the proposed rules.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in the formulation of these rules may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by providing written comments or giving testimony during public hearing and comment process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Josh Swanson, Department of Labor and Industries, Specialty Compliance Services Division, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone (360) 902-6411, fax (360) 902-5292, e-mail email@example.com.
October 22, 2003
Lawrence "Pete" Crow