PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: A number of amendments will be made to chapter 308-125 WAC to incorporate the new appraiser qualifications criteria established by the Appraiser Qualifications Board and to implement changes requiring that real estate appraiser trainees become registered required by RCW 18.140.280 which includes two new sections.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.150.030 (1), (7), (8) and (15).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To implement changes in the Appraiser Qualifications Board's real property appraiser qualifications criteria and changes required by the enactment of HB 1395; to eliminate redundancy between RCW and WAC and to streamline and clarify existing language.
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 Ralph C. Birkedahl, Real Estate Appraiser Program, P.O. Box 9015, Olympia, WA 98507-9015, phone (360) 664-6504, fax (360) 570-4981.
November 21, 2005
Ralph C. Birkedahl
Acting Program Manager