PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: New chapter 196-28 WAC, Professional practices.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.43.035.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To better organize existing and future rules that pertain to professional practice of engineers and land surveyors under one chapter heading.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting George A. Twiss, Executive Director, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1565, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail email@example.com. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, phone, fax, or e-mail. Draft language of rules will be posted on the board's web site, http://www.dol.wa.gov/engineers/engfront.htm.
March 31, 2006
George A. Twiss