WSR 07-14-060

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 29, 2007, 8:45 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-02-006.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-124H-013 Application process for previously approved courses.

Hearing Location(s): 2000 4th Avenue, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Olympia, WA, on August 7, 2007, at 1:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 18, 2007, or after.

Submit Written Comments to: Jerry McDonald, P.O. Box 2445, Olympia, WA 98507, e-mail jmcdonald@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 570-7051, by August 1, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Marjorie Hatfield by August 1, 2007, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6526.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Ensure that course material contain up-to-date information.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The practice of real estate is very dynamic. Course information and material for continuing education must be up to date to be meaningful.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.85.040 (1) and (4).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 18.85.040(4).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Jerry McDonald, 2000 4th Avenue West, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6524.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. No impact on business enterprises - only affect individual licensees that are required to take continuing education to meet the renewal requirements.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The proposed changes have no financial impact on the department.

June 27, 2007

Jerry McDonald

Assistant Administrator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-08-035, filed 3/29/00, effective 7/1/00)

WAC 308-124H-013   Application process for previously approved courses.   (1) If there are no changes for a previously approved course in the course content or in the original course approval application ((for a previously approved course)) or WAC 308-124H-025 affecting the topic areas or criteria for approval, the course will be approved upon receipt of a course renewal application and payment of the required fee for one renewal cycle only.

(2) If there are changes in course content or in the original course approval application for a previously approved course, other than updating for changes required by WAC 308-124H-039, the application will not be processed as a renewal, and will require completion of a course approval application and payment of the required fee.

(3) If a course renewal application or a course approval application is submitted at least thirty days prior to the current course expiration date, the previous course approval shall remain in effect until action is taken by the director.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040 and The Governor's Order on Regulatory Improvement 97-02. 00-08-035, 308-124H-013, filed 3/29/00, effective 7/1/00.]

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