PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending chapter 196-26A WAC, Registered professional engineers and land surveyors fees.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.43.035 and 18.43.050.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: As part of the requirement under RCW 43.24.086 for professional licensing programs to be self-supporting, the board will evaluate its fee structure to determine if adjustments to both the fee categories and amounts are appropriate.
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., Licensing Program Director, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1567, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Draft language of rule amendments will be distributed to the board's list of interested persons.
July 13, 2004
for Mykel D. Gable
Business and Professions Division