WSR 05-01-094

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed December 13, 2004, 3:36 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 03-20-033.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-13-150 Landscape architect fees, this rule is needed to reduce fees and still ensure that fiscal year 2005 revenues do not exceed expenditure levels, which are consistent with overall general fund appropriation.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Room 209, Olympia, WA 98502, on January 28, 2005, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 28, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Joan Robinson, P.O. Box 9045, Olympia, WA, e-mail jorobinson@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 664-1495, by January 14, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Joan Robinson by January 14, 2005, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-1387.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Amend WAC 308-13-150 for a reduction in licensing and renewal fees.

Amending the rule with a fee decrease will ensure there is a sufficient level of revenue to defray program administration costs as required under RCW 43.24.086.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.96.080 Applications -- Contents -- Fees.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 43.24.086 Fee policy for professions, occupations and businesses; requires fees to be at a sufficient level to defray the costs of administering the program.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Board of Registration for Landscape Architects, Department of Licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Joan Robinson, Olympia, Washington, (360) 664-1387; Implementation and Enforcement: Rick Notestine, Olympia, Washington, (360) 664-1386.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This decrease in fees is to individual applicants not business enterprises.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. This section of regulations is not a "Significant Legislative Rule" as defined by RCW 34.05.328 (5)(C)(iii) and is exempt under the provisions of RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(vi).

December 13, 2004

Rick Notestine

Administrator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-17-026, filed 8/9/04, effective 9/9/04)

WAC 308-13-150   Landscape architect fees and charges.   The following fees will be collected from the candidates:


Title of Fee Fee
Application fee $((150.00)) 50.00
Reexamination administration fee 50.00
((Exam proctor 100.00))
Renewal (2 years) ((300.00)) 200.00
Late renewal penalty 100.00
Duplicate license 25.00
Initial registration (2 years) ((300.00)) 200.00
Reciprocity application fee 200.00
((Certification 45.00))
Replacement wall certificate 20.00

The following charges assessed by the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB), collected from candidates for the costs of the examinations shall be paid to CLARB.


Examination and Sections Charges
Entire examination $470.00
Section C:
Planning and site design 235.00
Section E:
Grading, drainage and storm water management

235.00


The following sections of the examination will only be administered by CLARB:


Section A:
Legal and administrative aspects of practice
Section B:
Analytical aspects of practice
Section D:
Structural considerations and materials and methods of construction

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.96.080 and 43.24.086. 04-17-026, 308-13-150, filed 8/9/04, effective 9/9/04; 03-11-074, 308-13-150, filed 5/20/03, effective 6/20/03; 02-16-018, 308-13-150, filed 7/26/02, effective 8/26/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.96.060 and 43.24.086. 01-15-034, 308-13-150, filed 7/12/01, effective 8/12/01; 01-04-002, 308-13-150, filed 1/25/01, effective 2/25/01; 99-23-025, 308-13-150, filed 11/9/99, effective 11/9/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.96.080 and 43.24.086. 96-11-132, 308-13-150, filed 5/22/96, effective 6/22/96; 95-20-026, 308-13-150, filed 9/27/95, effective 10/28/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 94-23-031, 308-13-150, filed 11/8/94, effective 12/9/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.96.080. 94-04-044, 308-13-150, filed 1/27/94, effective 2/27/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086 and 18.96.080. 91-23-021, 308-13-150, filed 11/8/91, effective 12/9/91; 90-15-039, 308-13-150, filed 7/13/90, effective 8/13/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 90-03-031, 308-13-150, filed 1/12/90, effective 2/12/90; 88-04-027 (Order PM 702), 308-13-150, filed 1/26/88. Statutory Authority: 1983 c 168 12. 83-17-031 (Order PL 442), 308-13-150, filed 8/10/83. Formerly WAC 308-13-120.]

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