WSR 08-06-001

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed February 20, 2008, 2:47 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Funeral directors and embalmers, chapter 308-48 WAC, certificate of registration for licensees in retired status and clarifies the term "in its employ."

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.39.175 and chapter 34.05 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Creates a new section of WAC establishing a certificate of registration for retired licensees that clarifies the privileges and restrictions under the registration.

Amends WAC 308-48-010 by providing clarification of "in its employ," as used in RCW 18.39.148.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: WAC review by the board of funeral directors and embalmers.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Dennis McPhee, Department of Licensing, Funerals, P.O. Box 9012, Olympia, WA 98507, (360) 664-1555, dmcphee@dol.wa.gov.

February 20, 2008

Joe Vincent Jr.

Administrator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office