WSR 06-07-130

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
(Board of Boiler Rules)

[ Filed March 21, 2006, 8:43 a.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 296-09 WAC, Practice and procedure -- Board of boiler rules.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Sally Elliott, Legislative and Rules Manager, Department of Labor and Industries, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, e-mail yous235@lni.wa.gov , AND RECEIVED BY May 22, 2006.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This rule making will repeal chapter 296-09 WAC, Practice and procedure -- Board of boiler rules. There are no anticipated effects.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: To promote more efficient government, the department is engaged in an ongoing review of its rules and policies. This repeal will eliminate a group of rules that is unused and nonessential to department and public business.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 70.79.030, 70.79.040, 70.79.150, 70.79.290, 70.79.330, and 70.79.350.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 70.79 RCW.

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

Name of Proponent: Board of boiler rules (department of labor and industries), governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Board of Boiler Rules, Tumwater, Washington, (360) 902-5270; Implementation and Enforcement: Linda Williamson, Tumwater, Washington, (360) 902-5270.

March 21, 2006

Craig Hopkins, Chair

Board of Boiler Rules

OTS-8597.1


REPEALER
     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 296-09-010 Appearance and practice before agency -- Who may appear.
WAC 296-09-020 Appearance and practice before agency -- Appearance in certain proceedings may be limited to attorneys.
WAC 296-09-030 Appearance and practice before agency -- Solicitation of business unethical.
WAC 296-09-040 Appearance and practice before agency -- Standards of ethical conduct.
WAC 296-09-050 Appearance and practice before agency -- Appearance of former employee of board or former member of attorney general's staff.
WAC 296-09-060 Appearance and practice before agency -- Former employee as expert witness.
WAC 296-09-070 Computation of time.
WAC 296-09-080 Notice and opportunity for hearing in contested cases.
WAC 296-09-090 Service of process -- By whom served.
WAC 296-09-100 Service of process -- Upon whom served.
WAC 296-09-110 Service of process -- Service upon parties.
WAC 296-09-120 Service of process -- Method of service.
WAC 296-09-130 Service of process -- When service complete.
WAC 296-09-140 Service of process -- Filing with agency.
WAC 296-09-370 Official notice -- Matters of law.
WAC 296-09-380 Official notice -- Material facts.
WAC 296-09-390 Presumptions.
WAC 296-09-400 Stipulations and admissions of record.
WAC 296-09-410 Form and content of decisions in contested cases.
WAC 296-09-420 Definition of issues before hearing.
WAC 296-09-430 Prehearing conference rule -- Authorized.
WAC 296-09-440 Prehearing conference rule -- Record of conference action.
WAC 296-09-450 Submission of documentary evidence in advance.
WAC 296-09-460 Excerpts from documentary evidence.
WAC 296-09-470 Expert or opinion testimony and testimony based on economic or statistical data -- Number and qualifications of witnesses.
WAC 296-09-480 Expert or opinion testimony and testimony based on economic or statistical data -- Written sworn statements.
WAC 296-09-490 Expert or opinion testimony and testimony based on economic or statistical data -- Supporting data.
WAC 296-09-500 Expert or opinion testimony and testimony based on economic or statistical data -- Effect of noncompliance with WAC 296-09-470 or 296-09-480.
WAC 296-09-510 Continuances.
WAC 296-09-520 Rules of evidence -- Admissibility criteria.
WAC 296-09-530 Rules of evidence -- Tentative admission -- Exclusion -- Discontinuance -- Objections.
WAC 296-09-540 Petitions for rule making, amendment or repeal -- Who may petition.
WAC 296-09-550 Petitions for rule making, amendment or repeal -- Requisites.
WAC 296-09-560 Petitions for rule making, amendment or repeal -- Agency must consider.
WAC 296-09-570 Petitions for rule making, amendment or repeal -- Notice of disposition.
WAC 296-09-580 Declaratory rulings.
WAC 296-09-590 Forms.

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