WSR 07-20-001

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed September 20, 2007, 8:49 a.m. , effective October 21, 2007 ]


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

Purpose: Ensure that course material contains up-to-date information.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-124H-013.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.85.040(1) Director general powers and duties.

Other Authority: RCW 18.85.040(4).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 07-14-060 on June 29, 2007.

Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: In the sentence, "Course materials shall also be updated no later than thirty days after changes in forms, procedures or other revision to the practice of real estate which affect the validity or accuracy of the course material or instruction." Removed the words "in forms," from the above sentence as the real estate commission has stated that it was redundant.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: September 18, 2007.

R. Osgood, Assistant Director

Business and Professions Division

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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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