WSR 08-12-039

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed May 30, 2008, 11:42 a.m. , effective July 1, 2008 ]


Effective Date of Rule: July 1, 2008.

Purpose: The rule will extend suspension of renewal fees in an effort to maintain a balanced budget for the geologist licensing program.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 308-15-150 Geologist fees.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.220.040.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-09-155 on April 23, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: May 30, 2008.

Ralph Osgood

Assistant Director

OTS-1466.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-04-022, filed 1/23/06, effective 2/23/06)

WAC 308-15-150   Fees.   (1) Suspension of fees. Effective ((March 1, 2006)) July 1, 2008, the listed fees shown in subsection (2) of this section are suspended and replaced with the following:


Renewal Fees
Annual renewal fee for geologist $((20.00))

70.00

Annual renewal for each specialty $((25.00))

70.00

Annual renewal for geologist, with late fee (if paid ninety days or more after due date) $((40.00))

140.00

Annual renewal fee for each specialty, with late fee (if paid ninety days or more after due date) $((50.00))

140.00


The fees set forth in this section shall revert back to the fee amounts shown in WAC 308-15-150 on July 1, ((2008)) 2011.

(2) Fees.


Type of Fee Amount
Application fees - includes initial license
Application fee for geologist (applying by examination) $100.00
Application fee for each specialty (applying by examination) $100.00
Application fee for geologist (applying by reciprocity) $200.00
Application fee for each specialty (applying by reciprocity) $150.00
Examination fees
Fees for the fundamentals of geology and practice of geology examinations are submitted directly to ASBOG
Administration fee for reexamination $65.00
Specialty examination (hydrogeologist or engineering geologist exam) $300.00
Renewal fees
Annual renewal fee for geologist $100.00
Annual renewal fee for each specialty $85.00
Annual renewal for geologist, with late fee (if paid ninety days or more after due date) $200.00
Annual renewal for each specialty, with late fee (if paid ninety days or more after due date) $170.00
Miscellaneous fees
Duplicate license or wall certificate . . . . . . . . . . . . $25.00
Certification of license records to other jurisdictions . . . . . . . . . . . . $45.00
Proctor examination for another jurisdiction . . . . . . . . . . . . $100.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.220.040, 18.220.050. 06-04-022, 308-15-150, filed 1/23/06, effective 2/23/06; 05-01-174, 308-15-150, filed 12/21/04, effective 1/21/05. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.220 RCW. 01-12-022, 308-15-150, filed 5/25/01, effective 6/25/01.]

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