WSR 06-22-035

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed October 25, 2006, 2:49 p.m. , effective November 25, 2006 ]


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

Purpose: To allow professional engineers that have completed the requirements for licensure in structural engineering to put the letters S.E. following their name.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending chapter 196-23 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.43.035.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 06-18-073 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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


NEW SECTION
WAC 196-23-040   Use of the title S.E.   Only professional engineers who have completed the State of Washington's requirements for licensure in structural engineering are permitted to use the title of S.E. when representing his or her licensing credential, as in, James Smith, P.E., S.E. Use of the title S.E. by any individual who is not licensed in structural engineering as provided in Chapter 18.43 RCW, is subject to disciplinary action by the Board in accordance with Chapter 18.43 RCW and/or Chapter 18.235 RCW.

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