WSR 04-08-012

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed March 25, 2004, 2:51 p.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-025 (1), (2), (3), (4) and 308-124A-440.

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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 2, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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 25, 2004

Mykel D. Gable

Assistant Director

OTS-6924.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 95-03-012, filed 1/5/95, effective 7/1/95)

WAC 308-124A-025   Application process to take examination not licensed in another jurisdiction.   This section does not apply to applicants for a real estate salesperson or broker license who are actively licensed in another jurisdiction or were so licensed in the preceding six months.

(1) Any person desiring to take an examination for a real estate salesperson license, except applicants who have received clock hours in another jurisdiction, which have not been approved by the department or applicants who are requesting substitution of clock hours per WAC 308-124A-425, 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. On the day of the examination, the candidate shall submit a completed examination application together with ((the examination fee and)) any supporting documents, including evidence satisfactory to the department of having successfully completed an approved sixty clock hour fundamentals course, to the testing service approved by the department.

(2) Any person desiring to take an examination for a real estate salesperson license who received clock hours in another jurisdiction which have not been approved by the department or salesperson applicants who are requesting substitution of clock hours per WAC 308-124A-425, must submit a completed examination application with supporting documents, including evidence satisfactory to the department of having successfully completed any and all approved clock hour courses for licensure, to the real estate program of the department of licensing. 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. On the day of the examination, the candidate shall submit the verified examination application and examination fee to the testing service approved by the department.

(3) Any person desiring to take an examination for a real estate broker license, including applicants who have received clock hours in another jurisdiction which have not been approved by the departments or broker applicants who are requesting substitution of clock hours per WAC 308-124A-425, must submit a completed examination application with supporting documents, including evidence satisfactory to the department of having successfully completed any and all approved clock hour courses for licensure, to the real estate program of the department of licensing. 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. On the day of the examination, the candidate shall submit the verified examination application and ((examination fee)) any supporting documents to the testing service approved by the department.

(4) The candidate will be able to schedule an examination date up to three days prior to their desired test date. Candidates requesting a morning or afternoon test session will 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 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 check, will not be accepted from candidates)) any supporting documents to the testing service approved by the department.

(5) A candidate shall be assessed the full examination fee for any examination in which the candidate fails to provide four days notice to the testing service for changing their examination date or for failing to arrive and take a scheduled examination at the time the examination is scheduled or rescheduled.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040 and SB 6284. 95-03-012, 308-124A-025, filed 1/5/95, effective 7/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040. 93-24-096, 308-124A-025, filed 11/30/93, effective 1/1/94; 91-23-006, 308-124A-025, filed 11/7/91, effective 12/8/91; 89-08-009 (Order PM 829), 308-124A-025, filed 3/24/89; 88-20-036 (Order PM 774), 308-124A-025, filed 9/30/88, effective 1/1/89; 87-20-091 (Order PM 683), 308-124A-025, filed 10/7/87; 81-05-016 (Order RE 128), 308-124A-025, filed 2/10/81; Order RE 114, 308-124A-025, filed 7/2/75.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 93-24-096, filed 11/30/93, effective 1/1/94)

WAC 308-124A-440   Reexamination.   An applicant who has failed the examination or failed to appear for a scheduled examination may apply for reexamination, provided the required reexamination fee is submitted.

An applicant who has failed the examination or failed to appear for a scheduled examination may apply for reexamination by telephoning the testing service 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. Broker exam applicants who applied for a waiver and failed the examination must comply with the provisions of WAC 308-124A-040.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040. 93-24-096, 308-124A-440, filed 11/30/93, effective 1/1/94; 88-20-036 (Order PM 774), 308-124A-440, filed 9/30/88, effective 1/1/89; 86-11-011 (Order PM 595), 308-124A-440, filed 5/12/86, effective 10/1/86.]

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