WSR 09-13-016

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 5, 2009, 9:54 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 09-09-089.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-124C-030 Successful applicants must apply for license.

Hearing Location(s): 2000 4th Avenue West, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Olympia, WA, on July 23, 2009, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: July 23, 2009, or after.

Submit Written Comments to: Jerry McDonald, P.O. Box 2445, Olympia, WA 98507, e-mail jmcdonald@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 570-7051, by July 10, 2009.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Gale Mitchell by June 5, 2009, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6526.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: A new set of laws become effective July 1, 2010. The new law changes the prelicense clock hour requirements for licensure. This rule will allow current applicants to become licensed only until the new law becomes effective.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The rule notifies applicants of the current laws expiring and the new laws that will affect new applicants.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.85.040.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 18.85.130, 18.85.090 and 18.85.095.

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, Implementation and Enforcement: Jerry McDonald, 2000 4th Avenue West, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6524.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The rule is for individual applicants and not small business enterprises. The department of licensing is not one of the named agencies under this RCW.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The proposed change has no financial impact upon the department.

June 5, 2009

Jerry McDonald

Assistant Administrator

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order PM 683, filed 10/7/87)

WAC 308-124A-030   Successful applicants must apply for license.   Examination results are valid ((for one year only)) until July 1, 2010. Any person who has passed the examination for real estate broker or real estate salesperson licensure must become licensed ((within one year from the date of such examination)) by June 30, 2010. Failure to comply with this provision will necessitate fulfilling the requirements of RCW 18.85.101 or 18.85.111 and the taking and passing of ((another)) a new examination prior to licensure.

This section is effective until July 1, 2010.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040. 87-20-091 (Order PM 683), 308-124A-030, filed 10/7/87; 81-05-016 (Order RE 128), 308-124A-030, filed 2/10/81; Order RE 114, 308-124A-030, filed 7/2/75.]

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