WSR 10-04-076

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed February 1, 2010, 2:41 p.m. , effective March 4, 2010 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: This proposal will create a supplemental course for applicants without enough education to reach the required one hundred twenty hours of classroom training in the board approved fundamentals.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.280.050(1).

Other Authority: RCW 18.280.(6) [18.280.060].

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-20-046 on September 30, 2009.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 25 [1], Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 25 [1], Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: February 1, 2010.

Walt Fahrer

Rules Coordinator

OTS-2539.4

Chapter 308-408B WAC

EDUCATION -- HOME INSPECTOR COURSE APPROVAL

((HOME INSPECTOR COURSE APPROVAL))
NEW SECTION
WAC 308-408B-130   Fundamentals supplemental course.   Washington state applicants not seeking reciprocity who lack the required one hundred twenty hours of home inspection classroom education, but have completed a minimum of eighty hours of department approved classroom instruction can apply to the department for consideration of an approved forty hour supplemental course.

The applicant must provide a copy of their certificate(s) of completion, course outline that includes hours spent on each topic, and proof of testing. The supplemental course and the applicant's previous classroom instruction must meet or exceed the current board approved fundamentals curriculum.

Applicants who have taken home inspection courses must provide proof that they had successfully completed the course not earlier than June 12, 2006.

This rule is effective until June 1, 2010.

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Washington State Code Reviser's Office