WSR 09-08-005

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

BOARD OF REGISTRATION

FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS

AND LAND SURVEYORS

[ Filed March 19, 2009, 9:46 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 196-25 WAC, Business practices.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.43.035.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To better define the language regarding direct supervision.

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 George A. Twiss, Executive Director, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1565, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail engineers@dol.wa.gov. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, fax or e-mail. Draft language of rule amendments will be distributed to the board's list of interested persons.

March 19, 2009

George A. Twiss

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office