WSR 06-14-024

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY


[ Order 05-13 -- Filed June 26, 2006, 4:18 p.m. , effective July 27, 2006 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: The chapter provides a process and criteria for certifying solid waste landfill and incinerator operators and inspectors. This amendment clarifies existing rule language, specifically stating that ecology may enter into agreements or contracts for certifications to be carried out by other governmental entities or private organizations.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending chapter 173-300 WAC, Certification of operators of solid waste incinerator and landfill facilities.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 70.95 RCW, Solid waste management -- Reduction and recycling.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-06-068 on February 28, 2006.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 11, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: June 23, 2006.

Jay J. Manning

Director

OTS-8541.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-020   Definitions.   (1) "Ash" means the residue and includes any air pollution flue dusts from combustion or incineration of material including solid wastes.

Note: Please see definition for "special incinerator ash."


(2) "Biomedical waste" means solid waste of the following types:

(a) "Animal waste," which includes waste animal carcasses, body parts, and bedding of animals that were known to have been deliberately infected or inoculated with human pathogenic microorganisms during research.

(b) "Liquid human body fluids" means waste that includes waste liquid emanating or derived from humans including but not limited to human blood and blood products, serum and plasma, sputum, drainage secretions, cerebrospinal fluid, synovial fluid, pleural fluid, peritoneal fluid, pericardial fluid and amniotic fluid that exceeds fifty milliliters per container, storage vessel, or plastic bag and cannot be and has not been directly discarded into a sanitary sewage system.

(c) "Cultures and stocks" means waste that includes waste cultures and stocks of microbiological agents infectious to humans, human serums and discarded live and attenuated vaccines infectious to humans, human blood specimens, and laboratory wastes that are contaminated with these agents or specimens.

(d) "Biosafety level 4 disease waste," which includes wastes contaminated with blood, excretions, exudates, or secretions from humans or animals who are isolated to protect others from highly communicable infectious diseases that are identified as viruses assigned to Biosafety Level 4 by the Centers for Disease Control, National Institute of Health, Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories, 2nd Edition, 1988. These viruses include, but are not limited to, Congo-Crimean hemorrhagic fever, tick-borne encephalitis virus complex (Absettarov, Hanzalova, Hypr, Kumlinge, Kyasanur Forest disease, Omsk hemorrhagic fever, and Russian spring-summer encephalitis), Marburg, Ebola, Junin, Lassa, and Machupo.

(e) "Pathological waste," which includes waste human source biopsy materials, tissues, and anatomical parts that emanate from surgery, obstetrical procedures, autopsy, and laboratory procedures. "Pathological waste" does not include teeth or formaldehyde or other preservative agents, human corpses, remains, and anatomical parts that are intended for interment or cremation.

(f) "Sharps waste," which includes waste hypodermic needles, syringes, IV tubing with needles attached, scalpel blades, and lancets that have been used in animal or human patient care or treatment in medical research.

(3) "Biomedical waste treatment" means incineration, steam sterilization, or any method, technique, or process that changes the biological character or composition of biomedical waste to render it noninfectious. Any waste, except sharps, that has been treated is not considered to be biohazardous or biomedical.

(4) "Board" means the board of advisors for solid waste incinerator and landfill certification established by RCW 70.95D.050.

(5) "Certificate" means the certificate of competency issued by the director stating that the operator has met the requirements for the operation and maintenance of a specific classification of solid waste incinerator or landfill facility.

(6) "Certificate holder" means the individual to whom a certificate is issued.

(7) "Commercial waste" means nonhazardous solid waste that is generated by the commercial business sector.

(8) "Contractor" means any other state, federal, or interstate agencies, municipalities, educational institutions, or other organizations or individuals with whom the department has an agreement, contract or cooperative agreement.

(9) "Department" means the Washington state department of ecology.

(((9))) (10) "Director" means the director of the department of ecology or the director's designee.

(((10))) (11) "Fee" means only those monies to be paid for examinations, certification, or renewal.

Note: Fees do not include the costs of training or other educational opportunities.


(((11))) (12) "Hog fuel" means woodwaste that is reduced in size to facilitate burning.

(((12))) (13) "Incineration" means reducing the volume of solid wastes by use of an enclosed device using controlled flame combustion.

(((13))) (14) "Incinerator" means an enclosed mechanical combustion device that has as its primary purpose the burning and reduction of the volume of solid waste or solid waste-derived fuel. Crematoria facilities that have combustion devices which burn human corpses, or burn animal bodies exclusively, in a manner that is not a solid waste reduction measure, or burn primarily hog fuel waste are not included in this definition. NOTE: Crematoria facilities that burn any kind of biomedical, treated or untreated medical waste, human or animal, or other solid waste, in their incinerator are subject to this rule.

(((14))) (15) "Incineration facility" means any municipal or private activity that has as part of its operations a solid waste incinerator. It may also include means for storage, preparation, and conveyance of the solid waste fuel, and air pollution control equipment.

(((15))) (16) "Incinerator operator in responsible charge" means an individual who is the owner or who is designated as the on-site operator in responsible charge of operation and maintenance duties at a solid waste incineration facility.

(((16))) (17) "Inspector" means any person employed by any public agency that inspects the operation of solid waste incinerators, or the operation of solid waste landfills, to determine the compliance of the facility with state and local laws or rules.

(((17))) (18) "Institutional waste" means nonhazardous solid waste that is generated by any commercial or noncommercial service establishment.

(((18))) (19) "Landfill" means an operating disposal facility or part of a facility at which solid waste is placed in or on land and which is not a land treatment.

(((19))) (20) "Landfill operator in responsible charge" means an individual who is the owner or who is designated as the on-site or on-call operator in responsible charge of operation and maintenance duties at a landfill facility.

(((20))) (21) "Limited purpose landfill" means a landfill that receives solid waste of a limited type or types of known and consistent composition.

(((21))) (22) "Monofill" means a disposal facility or part of a facility that is not a land treatment facility, at which only a single, specific substance is deposited in or on.

(((22))) (23) "Municipal solid waste" means any combination of nonhazardous solid waste generated by residential sources, and any institutional waste, commercial waste, and industrial waste. NOTE: Household hazardous wastes are an excluded waste under WAC 173-303-071 and therefore may be disposed of in a municipal or incinerated landfill or incinerated. Small quantities of hazardous waste may also be landfilled if the waste complies with WAC 173-303-070 (8)(a) and (b).

(((23))) (24) "Owner" means:

(a) In the case of a town or city, the city or town acting through its chief executive officer or the lessee if operated under a lease or contract;

(b) In the case of a county, the chief elected official of the county legislative authority or the chief elected official's designee;

(c) In the case of a board of public utilities, association, municipality, or other public body, the president or chief elected official of the body or the president's or chief elected official's designee;

(d) In the case of a privately owned landfill or incinerator, the legal owner.

(((24))) (25) "Reciprocity" means the automatic recognition of comparable training from another state, the federal government, a local government, or a professional association. NOTE: Correction of deficiencies such as a lack of training in Washington state solid waste law is required for certification.

(((25))) (26) "Reserved" is a note to the regulated community that means a section that has no requirements and which is set aside for future possible rule-making.

(((26))) (27) "Solid waste" or "wastes" as defined in RCW 70.95.030 (1989 ed.) means all putrescible and nonputrescible solid and semisolid wastes including, but not limited to, garbage, rubbish, ashes, industrial wastes, swill, demolition and construction wastes, abandoned vehicles or parts thereof, and recyclable materials. NOTE: Treated biomedical waste or medical waste not defined as biomedical waste is considered to be solid waste. Woodwaste is also considered solid waste.

(((27))) (28) "Special incinerator ash" means ash residues that results from the operation of incineration or energy recovery facilities which manage municipal solid waste from residential, commercial, and industrial establishments, if the ash residues are:

(a) Not otherwise regulated as hazardous wastes under chapter 70.105 RCW; and

(b) Are not regulated as a hazardous waste under the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 6901 et seq.

(((28))) (29) "Woodwaste" means solid waste that consists of wood pieces or particles generated as a by-product or waste from the manufacturing of wood products, and the handling and storage of raw materials, trees, and stumps. This includes but is not limited to sawdust, chips, shavings, bark, pulp, and log sort yard waste, but does not include wood pieces or particles containing chemical preservatives such as creosote, pentachlorophenol, or copper-chrome-arsenate.

Note: All applicable terms not defined above have the same meaning as those defined in chapter 173-304 WAC.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-020, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-020, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-030   Duties of the board of advisors.   (1) ((As a standing subcommittee of)) The state's solid waste advisory committee may establish a standing committee or act as a committee of the whole to serve as a board of advisors created under RCW 70.95D.050((, the board of advisors shall report to the solid waste advisory committee four times a year or as directed in accordance with RCW 70.95D.040.

(2) The board shall act as an advisory committee to the department and shall assist in the development and review of the rules adopted under this chapter.

(3) The board shall assist in the development and evaluation of the training and testing material required for certification.

(4) On matters of revocation of certification, the board shall hold a hearing and make recommendations to the director.

(5) The board shall encourage operating personnel other than those who are required to be certified in chapter 70.95D RCW to become certified on a voluntary basis)).

Duties of the board of advisors may include:

(a) Act as an advisory committee to the department and shall assist the department with review of the rules adopted under this chapter.

(b) Assist in the development and evaluation of the training and testing material required for certification.

(c) Hold hearings and make recommendations to the director on matters of revocation of certification.

(d) Encourage operating personnel other than those required to be certified under chapter 70.95D RCW to become certified on a voluntary basis.

(((6))) (2) Members shall receive no compensation for their services but must be reimbursed for their travel expenses while engaged in business of the committee in accordance with RCW 43.03.050 and 43.03.060 as now existing or hereafter amended.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-030, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-030, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-050   Operator certification required at incineration facilities.   (1) ((After January 1, 1992,)) It is unlawful to operate a solid waste incineration facility without a certified operator in responsible charge on-site during all hours of operation.

(2) All other operational employees are to be encouraged to become certified on a voluntary basis.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-050, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-050, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-060   Operator certification required at landfill facilities.   (1) ((After January 1, 1992,)) It is unlawful to operate the following types of landfills without an on-site certified landfill operator in responsible charge during all hours of operation when accepting waste, and during the closure phase of the facility. The operator's specific role in the closure phase must be specified in the closure plan. However, the certified operator may be away from the facility on official business or personal emergencies for periods of one day or less if they are on-call and available to respond in case of an emergency at the facility.

(a) All municipal waste landfills.

(b) All problem waste landfills. NOTE: Problem waste landfills are presently reserved per chapter 173-350 WAC and WAC 173-304-463.

(c) All special incinerator ash landfills or monofills. NOTE: In a case where a monofill is a separate cell at a municipal waste landfill, the responsible operator in charge of the complete facility may assume responsibility of the operation of the monofills.

(d) All inert waste and demolition waste landfills.

(e) All limited purpose solid waste landfills.

(2) These standards do not apply to:

(a) Dangerous waste landfills;

(b) Drop box facilities;

(c) Interim solid waste handling sites;

(d) Landspreading disposal facilities;

(e) Piles;

(f) Transfer stations;

(g) Waste recycling facilities; and

(h) Composting facilities.

(3) Owners of small landfills with a total capacity at closure of two hundred thousand cubic yards of solid waste or less, may apply to the department to have their facility operated and maintained by a certified operator who is in responsible charge on an on-call basis at all times the landfill is operating: Provided, That a certified operator visit the site once each working day. The department shall consider all applications on a case-by-case basis. The department shall base its decision on the following requirements:

(a) A physical inspection of the facility by the department to determine whether the facility is being operated in a manner that is protective of human health and the environment;

(b) That the facility has an up-to-date approved facility operating plan and is in compliance with all other sections of chapters 173-350 and 173-304 WAC;

(c) That the status of all facility variances, compliance schedules, and related grants are current as required; and

(d) That the facility strictly adheres to all other applicable laws and rules.

(4) All landfills that have on-call designations shall reapply for the designation every five years from the date of issuance. This designation may be revoked at any time the facility does not meet the minimum requirements.

(5) When a position required to be filled by an on-site certified landfill operator is vacated for a period of not longer than a maximum of thirty calendar days due to an emergency such as a short-term illness, the landfill owner may apply to the department for a variance that allows the facility be operated and maintained by a certified operator on an on-call basis as outlined in this section. These requirements may be waived temporarily at the director's discretion.

(6) All other operational employees are to be encouraged to become certified on a voluntary basis.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-060, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-060, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-070   Certification of inspectors.   (1) Any person who is employed by a public agency to inspect the operation of a landfill or incinerator described under this chapter to determine the compliance of the facility with state or local laws or rules shall receive, in addition to the successful completion of the training and examination process as an operator under this chapter, training relevant to the inspection procedure.

(2) Inspectors are exempt from ((all)) certification fees administered by the department.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-070, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW. 91-12-040 (Order 91-30), 173-300-070, filed 6/4/91, effective 7/5/91. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-070, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


NEW SECTION
WAC 173-300-075   Contracting for certification.   Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter, the department may enter into contracts with any individual, firm, association, or corporation to conduct certification, training, testing, and recertification under this chapter. Provided, that such individual, firm, association or corporation, and the certification, training, testing and recertification conducted under such contract, comply with chapter 70.95D RCW and this chapter, and any other applicable state or federal laws.

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-080   Applications and certification requirements.   (1) An application for incineration, landfill operator, or inspector certification must be filed with the department or its designee. ((An application fee shall accompany each application.)) The department or its designee shall make application forms available upon request.

(2) Upon receipt of the completed application and application fee, the department or its designee shall determine:

(a) If the applicant has successfully completed the required training and examinations;

(b) The status of a reciprocal certification; and

(c) That the facility at which the applicant is employed is in compliance with local and state laws or rules.

(3) Upon successful determination of all requirements and the payment of the certification fees provided for in WAC 173-300-110 and 173-300-120, the appropriate operator or inspector certificate will be issued.

(4) An owner may apply for a variance for a temporary certificate without an examination to fill a vacated position required by WAC 173-300-050 and 173-300-060 to have a certified operator, or 173-300-070, in the case of a certified inspector. A temporary certificate must be valid for a period of not more than twelve months from date of issue.

(((5) Persons who hold a current operators certificate from any national organization, educational institution, the federal government, other states, or a province may be granted an interim certification if the applicant meets the requirements of WAC 173-300-140.

(a) No interim certification may be issued or be valid after January 1, 1992.

(b) Interim certification may not automatically qualify an operator for certification.))

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-080, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-080, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-090   Training and examinations.   (1) The department or its designee shall prepare or cause to be prepared educational materials and opportunities to fulfill requirements of WAC 173-300-080(2) to help develop the skills necessary to operate a solid waste incinerator or solid waste landfill according to state and federal laws.

(2) ((The board of advisors shall assist in the development of written examinations to be used in determining the competency of operators. Incinerator operators are also required to successfully complete an examination to determine the competency needed to operate and maintain the facility for which the operator is responsible.

(3) Examinations must be held immediately at the end of all required operator training courses. Additional examinations must be held at places and times set by the board.

(4))) All examinations must be graded by the department or the department's designee and the applicant must be notified by mail of the score attained. Examinations may not be returned to the applicant.

(((5))) (3) An applicant who fails to pass an examination must be reexamined at the next scheduled examination. An additional application form and examination fee is required. No individual will be allowed to retake the same examination.

(((6))) (4) An applicant who fails to pass a second examination is required to repeat the certification training.

(((7) The board shall forward the recommendations for certification of those examined to the director.))

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-090, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-090, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-100   Certificate term.   Except as provided for in WAC 173-300-080(4), the term for any certificate or renewal thereof is ((from the first of January of the year)) three years from the date of issuance ((until the thirty-first of December three years thereafter)).

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-100, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-100, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-110   Renewal of certificate.   (1) Except as provided in WAC 173-300-080(4), all certificates held by incinerator operators, landfill operators, and inspectors are renewable upon presentation of evidence that the certificate holder successfully completed ((a refresher course administered by the department, and successfully attended other professional educational opportunities approved by the department)) renewal requirements.

(2) The department or its designee shall mail renewal notices and refresher course information to all certificate holders eligible for renewal four months before the date the certificate expires.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-110, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-110, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-120   Fees.   (1) For examinations, certifications, or renewals administered by the department:

(a) A fee of $50.00 for each examination administered by the department shall accompany the application for examination.

(((2))) (b) After an applicant successfully completes the examination and is notified by the department of the results, the applicant shall pay a certification fee of $200.00 to the department within thirty days of the date of the results notification.

(((3))) (c) A $200.00 renewal fee must accompany an application for certificate renewal.

(d) A fee of $50.00 is required to apply for consideration of certification through reciprocity under WAC 173-300-140. After determining that the reciprocal criteria has been met, the department will notify the applicant:

(((a))) (i) That the applicant is deficient in a required area, and the process to correct the deficiency; or

(((b))) (ii) That the applicant has successfully completed all requirements for certification and that the applicant must pay a certification fee of $200.00 to the department within thirty days of the date of notification.

(((4))) (2) A $200.00 renewal fee must accompany an application for certificate renewal.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-120, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-120, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-130   Revocation.   (1) When a certificate is not renewed, the certificate, upon notice by the director or its designee, must be suspended for sixty days.

(a) If renewal of the certificate is not completed during the suspension period, the director or its designee shall mail a written notice of revocation by certified mail to the certificate holder's employer as last known by the department and to the certificate holder at the address last known by the department.

(b) If, during the revocation notice period, the certificate is not renewed, the certificate must be revoked ten days after the notice is mailed.

(2) Certificates may also be revoked when a majority of the board so recommends to the director, and the director agrees, upon finding:

(a) Fraud or deceit in obtaining the certificate;

(b) Gross negligence in the operation or inspection of an incineration or landfill facility;

(c) Violation of the requirements of chapter 70.95D RCW, this chapter or of any lawful rule or order of the department; or if

(d) The facility operated by the certified employee is operated in violation of local, state, or federal environmental laws.

(3) No revocation may be made under subsection (2) of this section unless the operator has been notified that revocation is proposed, has been advised of the grounds therefore, and has been given an opportunity to appear before the board and be heard on the matter.

(4) A person whose certificate is revoked under this section is eligible to apply for a certificate for one year from the effective date of the final order of revocation.

(5) Whenever an individual's certificate is revoked, the individual may not be certified again until:

(a) He or she has repeated all required training for certification or has completed other requirements recommended by the board and approved by the department;

(b) Has applied for certification under WAC 173-300-090;

(c) Paid the application fees; and

(d) Upon notification, paid the certification fee within thirty days of notification.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-130, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-130, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 00-16, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00)

WAC 173-300-150   Unlawful acts -- Variance from requirements.   ((After January 1, 1992,)) It is unlawful for any person, firm, corporation, municipal corporation, or other governmental subdivision or agency to operate a solid waste incineration or landfill facility unless an operator in responsible charge is duly certified by the director under this chapter or any lawful rule or order of the department. The department shall allow the owner or operator of a landfill or solid waste incineration facility to request a variance from this requirement under emergency conditions. Emergency conditions may include but are not limited to unexpected health related problems that incapacitate the operator or an unexpected termination of employment of the operator. The department may impose conditions that may be necessary to protect human health and the environment during the term of the variance.

[Statutory Authority: 1989 c 431. 00-19-017 (Order 00-16), 173-300-150, filed 9/8/00, effective 10/9/00. Statutory Authority: Chapter 70.95D RCW and RCW 70.95.710. 91-01-093, 173-300-150, filed 12/18/90, effective 1/1/91.]

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