PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
(Board of Denturists)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Board of Denturists is considering developing continuing competency standards for denturists, WAC 246-812-XXX Continued competency.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.30.065(4).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The current statute requires the adoption of rules implementing a continuing competency program. The rules are to be adopted in agreement with the secretary. The objectives will be to deliver the highest possible quality professional care and keep the professional abreast of current developments in the field of denturism. The proposed rules will help the denturist stay current with technology and improve the practice of the denturist.
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 Vicki Brown, Department of Health, Board of Denturists, P.O. Box 47868, Olympia, WA 98504-7868, phone (360) 236-4865, fax (360) 664-9077.
April 27, 2004
Michael Gillispie, Chair
Board of Denturists