WSR 06-21-130

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed October 18, 2006, 11:27 a.m. ]

Supplemental Notice to WSR 06-18-078.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-13-083.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: 2007 industrial insurance premium rates, chapter 296-17 WAC, General reporting rules, classifications, audit and recordkeeping, rates and rating system for Washington workers' compensation insurance.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Labor and Industries, Tukwila Office, 12806 Gateway Drive, Seattle, WA 98168-1050, phone (206) 835-1000, on November 7, 2006, at 1 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: November 21, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: Ronald Moore, Acting Program Manager, Employer Services, P.O. Box 44140, Olympia, WA 98504-4140, e-mail mooa235@lni.wa.gov, fax (360) 902-4729, by 5 p.m., November 7, 2006.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact office of information and assistance by October 18, 2006, TTY (360) 902-5797.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of this rule making is to add an additional hearing to the schedule for the 2007 rates hearing. Please see proposal filed as WSR 06-18-078.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 51.16.035, 51.32.073, 51.08.010, and 51.04.020(1).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 51.16.035, 51.32.073, 51.08.010, and 51.04.020(1).

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

Name of Proponent: , governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Bill Moomau, Tumwater, Washington, (360) 902-4774; Implementation: Ronald Moore, Tumwater, Washington, (360) 902-4748; and Enforcement: Robert Malooly, Tumwater, Washington, (360) 902-4209.

October 18, 2006

Judy Schurke

Acting Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office