WSR 04-09-055

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


(Dental Quality Assurance Commission)

[ Filed April 16, 2004, 11:32 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-817-560 Supervision for the placement of antimicrobials.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.29.210, 18.29.050(2).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: As required by legislation, chapter 257, Laws of 2003 (RCW 18.29.050), dentist supervision of dental hygienists will be changed to specify supervision of dental hygienists who place antimicrobials for periodontal care.

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.

April 13, 2004

Kirby Putscher

for Gail Zimmerman

Executive Director

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