WSR 04-08-095

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


(Dental Quality Assurance Commission)

[ Filed April 6, 2004, 2:36 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-817-440 Continuing education requirements.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.32.0365, 18.32.180.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The Washington State Dental Association has requested the Dental Quality Assurance Commission amend the continuing education (CE) rules to increase the number of on-line CE training opportunities.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Lisa Anderson, Dental Quality Assurance Commission, P.O. Box 47867, Olympia, WA 98504-7867, (360) 236-4863, or fax (360) 664-9077.

March 23, 2004

Kirby Putscher

for Gail Zimmerman

Executive Director

Legislature Code Reviser 

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