WSR 07-20-003

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed September 20, 2007, 8:52 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-039.

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 07-14-059 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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

Ralph 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-039   Changes and updates in approved courses.   (1) Course materials shall be updated no later than thirty days after the effective date of a change in federal, state, or local statutes or rules. Course materials shall also be updated no later than thirty days after changes in procedures or other revisions to the practice of real estate which affect the validity or accuracy of the course material or instruction.

(2) ((Any change in course content or material other than updating for statute or rule changes, shall be submitted to the department prior to the date of using the changed course content material, for approval by the director.

(3))) Changes in course instructors may be made only if the substitute instructors are currently approved to teach the topic area pursuant to chapter 308-124H WAC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040 and The Governor's Order on Regulatory Improvement 97-02. 00-08-035, 308-124H-039, filed 3/29/00, effective 7/1/00.]

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