WSR 04-07-153

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed March 23, 2004, 10:39 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: March 23, 2004.

Purpose: To allow for e-commerce in the payment of the examination fee, to allow for payment with credit card, debit card, e-checks, and vouchers. Also amends the rule to allow payment at the time of registration for the examination.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-124A-110(3).

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.85.040(1).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-03-039 on January 15, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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

March 17, 2004

Mykel D. Gable

Assistant Director

OTS-6923.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 02-07-060, filed 3/15/02, effective 4/15/02)

WAC 308-124A-110   Application for real estate examination, licensed in another jurisdiction.   (1) Any person applying for a real estate broker or real estate salesperson examination who is actively licensed in the same or greater capacity in another jurisdiction and has maintained his or her license in good standing or who was actively licensed in the same or greater capacity in good standing within the preceding six months is eligible to take the Washington law portion of the examination.

(2) Any person applying to take the examination under this section shall submit an examination application approved by the department and shall submit evidence of licensure in another jurisdiction by a license verification form completed by an administrative officer of the licensure authority in such jurisdiction.

(3) After the qualifications for the examination have been verified by the department the candidate shall telephone the testing service up to three days prior to the desired test date to schedule and pay for an examination by cashier's check, certified check, money order, credit card, debit card, e-checks, or money voucher to the testing service approved by the department. Candidates requesting a morning or afternoon test session shall be scheduled immediately for an examination and will be provided with a registration number confirming their reservation. On the day of the examination, the candidate shall submit at the test site the verified examination application and ((examination fee by cashier's check, certified check or money order to the testing service approved by the department. Cash or personal checks will not be accepted from candidates)) any supporting documents required by the department.

(4) The director, upon advice of the Washington state real estate commission, may consider entering into written recognition agreements with other jurisdictions which license real estate brokers and salespersons similarly to Washington state. The recognition agreement(s) shall require the other jurisdiction to grant the same licensing process to licensees of Washington state as is offered by Washington state to licensee applicants from other jurisdictions.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040(1). 02-07-060, 308-124A-110, filed 3/15/02, effective 4/15/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040 and SB 6284. 95-03-012, 308-124A-110, filed 1/5/95, effective 2/5/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040. 91-23-006, 308-124A-110, filed 11/7/91, effective 12/8/91; 88-20-037 (Order PM 775), 308-124A-110, filed 9/30/88; 87-20-091 (Order PM 683), 308-124A-110, filed 10/7/87; 81-05-016 (Order RE 128), 308-124A-110, filed 2/10/81.]

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