PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending chapter 196-23 WAC, Stamping and seals and chapter 196-26A WAC, Registered engineers and land surveyors fees.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.43.035.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendments to WAC 196-23-020 are necessary to address public agency review of engineering plans.
Amendments to chapter 196-26A WAC are necessary to make a reduction in fees charged to licensees. These adjustments are being made to assure revenue collections are consistent with expenditures and do not result in an overcollection.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Joe Vincent Jr., P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1567, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail email@example.com. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, phone, fax or e-mail. Draft language of rule amendments will be distributed to the board's list of interested persons.
April 23, 2004
George A. Twiss, PLS