WSR 07-10-016

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed April 20, 2007, 2:20 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Driver training school program -- Administration and enforcement: Professional development education, school and instructor approval.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.82.290 and 46.82.320.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: RCW 46.82.320(1) requires that applicants for renewal instructor's licenses submit proof of continuing professional development that meets standards adopted by the director. The department must develop rules concerning course approval, school approval, and instructor approval for continuing education requirements.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Development through the driver instructors' advisory committee and consideration of submitted comments.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Tana Cochran, Manager Driver Training Schools, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9030, Olympia, WA 98507-9030, (360) 902-4001, tcochran@dol.wa.gov.

April 20, 2007

Clark J. Holloway

Legislative Liaison

Washington State Code Reviser's Office