Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-09-044.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 196-30 WAC, Fees for on-site wastewater treatment designers and inspectors.
Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, Business and Professions Division, Conference Room #2209, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98502, on February 28, 2007, at 1:00 p.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: March 1, 2007.
Submit Written Comments to: George Twiss, Executive Director, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 664-2551, by February 26, 2007.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Kim King by February 26, 2007, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-1564.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To repeal language that concerns on-site practice permits, which ended on June 30, 2003, and repeal late penalty fees for certificate of competency holders.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: On-site practice permits no longer exist, and there is no existing language that a late penalty fee can be assessed.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.24.086.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 18.210 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Board of registration for professional engineers and land surveyors, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: George A. Twiss, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 664-1565.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There is no negative economic impact to small business.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. See statement regarding small business economic impact statement.
January 5, 2007
|Title of Fee||Amount ($)|
|Designer license application||175.00|
|Designer license application (comity)||50.00|
|Designer license renewal||250.00|
|Designer license re-examination||100.00|
|Late Renewal Penalty||100.00
|Certificate of competency (inspector)|
|Certificate of competency renewal||250.00|
|Certificate of competency re-examination||100.00|
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086 and 18.210.050. 99-24-022, § 196-30-020, filed 11/23/99, effective 12/24/99.]
(2))) (1) The initial designer license and certificate
of competency will expire on the licensee's or certificate
holder's next birth date. However, if the licensee's or
certificate holder's next birth date is within three months of
the initial date of issuing the license or certificate, the
original license or certificate will expire on his or her
second birthday following issuance of the original license or
certificate. All subsequent renewals shall be for a one-year
period due on the individuals birth date. No refunds will be
made, or payments accepted for a partial year.
(3))) (2) It shall be the licensee's or certificate
holder's responsibility to pay the prescribed renewal fee to
the department of licensing on or before the date of
(4))) (3) Licensees and certificate holders who fail to
pay the prescribed renewal fee within ninety days of the
license expiration date will be subject to a late penalty fee
of $100.00. However, the license or certificate is invalid
the date of expiration (if not renewed) even though an
additional 90 days is granted to pay the renewal fee without
penalty. After ninety days, the base renewal fee plus the
penalty fee must be paid before the license or certificate can
be renewed to a valid status.
(5))) (4) Any designer license (( or certificate of
competency)) that remains expired for more that two years
would be canceled. After cancellation, a new application must
be made in accordance with chapter 18.210 RCW to obtain
another license (( or certificate)).
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086 and 18.210.050. 99-24-022, § 196-30-030, filed 11/23/99, effective 12/24/99.]
Reviser's note: The typographical errors in the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency and appear in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-06-019, filed 2/21/06)
WAC 196-30-110 Suspended fees. Effective July 1, 2006 the following fees will have the listed portions suspended from collection until July 1, 2008.
|Certificate of Competency:|
|Certificate of Competency renewal||$250||$100||$150|
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086, 18.43.035, and 18.210.050. 06-06-019, § 196-30-110, filed 2/21/06, effective 3/24/06.]