WSR 05-17-064

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


(Geologist Licensing Board)

[ Filed August 10, 2005, 4:21 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revision to WAC 308-15-150 Fees for geologist licenses.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.24.086, 18.220.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: There is a statutory requirement under RCW 43.24.086 that licensing and regulatory groups such as this board be self-supporting through fees. The Department of Licensing and the Geologist Licensing Board are reviewing the fee structure to determine if any adjustments to fees must be made, as well as determining if any updates to the language in the rule are necessary.

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 Joan Robinson, Manager, Geologist Licensing Program, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9045, phone (360) 664-1387, fax (360) 664-1495, e-mail geologists@dol.wa.gov. Persons may comment by mail, fax, phone or e-mail. Draft language of any changes will be sent to persons on the board's listserve and mailing list.

August 10, 2005

Joe Vincent Jr.

Administrator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office