WSR 03-24-071

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed December 1, 2003, 4:00 p.m. , effective March 1, 2004 ]

Date of Adoption: November 10, 2003.

Purpose: The rule change will adjust health care assistant fees so revenue generated is brought into alignment with costs of administering the program.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-826-990.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.250.

Other Authority: RCW 18.135.030.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 03-20-110 on October 1, 2003.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: March 1, 2004.

November 25, 2003

B. White

for Mary Selecky

Secretary

OTS-6632.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98)

WAC 246-826-990   Health care assistant fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Certificates must be renewed every two years as provided in WAC 246-826-050 and chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:


Title of Fee Fee
First certification (($35.00))

$60.00

Renewal ((33.00))

60.00

Expired certificate reissuance ((33.00))

50.00

Recertification ((35.00))

60.00

Late renewal penalty 50.00
Duplicate 15.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-826-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 91-13-002 (Order 173), 246-826-990, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as 246-826-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-175-140, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.135.030. 87-23-022 (Order PM 689), 308-175-140, filed 11/12/87.]

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