WSR 06-22-033

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed October 25, 2006, 2:47 p.m. , effective November 25, 2006 ]


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

Purpose: As part of an effort to better organize existing and future rules under an existing chapter heading that is more applicable to the subject matter.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 196-23-030 and 196-23-050.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.43.035.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-18-071 on September 5, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: October 11, 2006.

George A. Twiss

Executive Director

Chapter 196-25

BUSINESS PRACTICES
NEW SECTION
WAC 196-25-070   Providing direct supervision.   Direct supervision is a combination of activities by which a licensee maintains control over those decisions that are the basis for the finding, conclusions, analysis, rationale, details, and judgments that are embodied in the development and preparation of engineering or land surveying plans, specifications, plats, reports, and related activities. Direct supervision requires providing personal direction, oversight, inspection, observation and supervision of the work being certified.

Communications between the licensee and those persons who are performing the work include, but are not limited to, use of any of the following ways: Direct face-to-face communications; written communications; U.S. mail; electronic mail; facsimiles; telecommunications, or other current technology: Provided, That the licensee retains, maintains, and asserts continuing control and judgement.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 196-25-080   Practice by businesses, organizations or public agencies.   When a business, organization or public agency offers or performs engineering or land surveying services as defined in RCW 18.43.020, the business, organization or public agency shall perform its duties and responsibilities in accordance with chapter 18.43 RCW and applicable rules.

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