WSR 09-12-085

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 1, 2009, 11:51 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-48-800.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Conference Room 2209, Olympia, WA 98502, on July 14, 2009, at 9:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: July 14, 2009.

Submit Written Comments to: Sherri Lonsbery, P.O. Box 9012, Olympia, WA 98507, e-mail slonsbery@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 664-1495, by July 13, 2009.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Erica Hansen by July 13, 2009, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6597.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed rule change will increase license fees in order to fund implementation and ongoing costs of [the] 2009 decision package passed by the legislature and maintain a balanced budget for the funeral director and embalmer licensing program.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The proposed rule change will increase license fees in order to fund implementation and ongoing costs of [the] 2009 decision package passed by the legislature and maintain a balanced budget for the funeral director and embalmer licensing program.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.39.050.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 43.24.086.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Dennis McPhee, Olympia, (360) 664-1551; and Enforcement: Joe Vincent Jr., Olympia, (360) 664-1386.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Department of licensing is exempt from this requirement.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Department of licensing is not one of the named agencies to which this rule applies. Agencies not named can apply this rule to themselves voluntarily. Department of licensing has chosen not to do this.

May 29, 2009

Ralph Osgood

Assistant Director

OTS-2432.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 07-18-030, filed 8/28/07, effective 9/28/07)

WAC 308-48-800   Funeral director/embalmer fees.   The following fees shall be charged by the professional licensing division of the department of licensing:
Title of Fee Fee
Embalmer:
State examination or reexamination $100.00
Renewal ((70.00)) 140.00
Late renewal penalty 35.00
Duplicate ((15.00)) 25.00
Embalmer intern:
Intern application ((75.00)) 125.00
Application for examination 100.00
Intern renewal ((45.00)) 90.00
Duplicate ((15.00)) 25.00
Funeral director:
State examination or reexamination 100.00
Renewal ((70.00)) 140.00
Late renewal penalty 35.00
Duplicate ((15.00)) 25.00
Funeral director intern:
Intern application ((75.00)) 125.00
Application for examination 100.00
Intern renewal ((45.00)) 90.00
Duplicate ((15.00)) 25.00
Funeral establishment:
Original application ((300.00)) 400.00
Renewal ((150.00)) 300.00
Branch registration ((250.00)) 350.00
Branch renewal ((150.00)) 300.00
Preneed application ((140.00)) 250.00
Preneed renewal: 200.00
((0-25 sales 25.00st))
((26-99 sales 75.00))
((100 or more sales 125.00))
Crematory endorsement registration ((140.00)) 210.00
Crematory endorsement renewal

((3.20)) Charge per cremation performed

during previous calendar year.

9.20
Academic intern No fee
Certificate of removal registration:
Application 30.00
Renewal 15.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 07-18-030, 308-48-800, filed 8/28/07, effective 9/28/07; 07-03-027, 308-48-800, filed 1/5/07, effective 2/5/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.181 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 05-20-076, 308-48-800, filed 10/4/05, effective 11/4/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.050. 03-11-021, 308-48-800, filed 5/12/03, effective 6/30/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.181. 99-16-040, 308-48-800, filed 7/29/99, effective 8/29/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175(4). 98-21-056, 308-48-800, filed 10/19/98, effective 11/19/98; 91-11-023, 308-48-800, filed 5/7/91, effective 6/7/91; 91-01-006, 308-48-800, filed 12/6/90, effective 1/6/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 90-07-024, 308-48-800, filed 3/14/90, effective 4/14/90; 87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-48-800, filed 5/1/87.]

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