WSR 06-23-080

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed November 13, 2006, 3:13 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 196-23 WAC, Stamping and seals.

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: Amendments are necessary to address the stamp/seal usage of professional engineers and professional land surveyors.

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) 664-1570, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail engineers@dol.wa.gov. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, phone, fax or e-mail. Draft language of rule amendments will be distributed on the board's web site and through ListServe.

November 13, 2006

George A. Twiss

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office