PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Section 24, chapter 119, Laws of 2008.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.85.040(1) Director general powers and duties.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The new section specifically mandates the director to establish rules for real estate licensees to follow when providing home inspector referrals.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jerry McDonald, P.O. Box 2445, Olympia, WA 98507, phone (360) 664-6523, fax (360) 570-7051, e-mail Jmcdonald@dol.wa.gov.
June 23, 2008