WSR 08-15-149

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed July 22, 2008, 3:46 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 119, Laws of 2008.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Section 5(1), chapter 119, Laws of 2008.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This is a new licensing law creating a program for home inspectors. Procedures for licensing, establishing standards of professional conduct and practice, recognition of examinations and continuing education qualifications are needed to implement this law.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of agriculture.

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) 664-6524, fax (360) 570-7051, e-mail Jmcdonald@dol.wa.gov.

July 21, 2008

Jerry McDonald

Assistant Administrator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office