WSR 10-05-016

PERMANENT RULES

BOARD OF REGISTRATION

FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS

AND LAND SURVEYORS

[ Filed February 4, 2010, 3:25 p.m. , effective March 7, 2010 ]


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

Purpose: To make the language regarding board meetings more generic. After the hearing was held regarding the language filed with WSR 09-12-049, the board determined that the proposed language was confusing and rewrote the language so that it is easier to read and understand.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending chapter 196-09 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.43.035.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 09-21-096 on October 20, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: January 7, 2010.

George A. Twiss

Executive Director

OTS-2421.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 04-04-001, filed 1/21/04, effective 2/21/04)

WAC 196-09-120   Meetings and officers.   ((The Washington state board of registration for professional engineers and land surveyors shall hold its regular public meeting annually in June. Special public meetings may be held at such times and places as the board may deem necessary. Public notice of all public meetings shall be issued as required by the Open Public Meetings Act, chapter 42.30 RCW.)) All meetings of the board are held in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, chapter 42.30 RCW. The Washington state board of registration for professional engineers and land surveyors shall hold its annual meeting in the third week of June each year. All other meetings of the board are held at such times and places as the board may deem necessary.

At the ((regular)) annual meeting the board shall elect a chair and vice-chair to hold office for one year commencing July 9. ((The executive director of the board shall serve as secretary. A vacancy in any office shall be filled for the remainder of the term by special election at the next special public meeting.)) Any resignation from the position of chair shall be filled for the remainder of the term by the vice-chair.

[Statutory Authority: Chapters 18.43 and 18.235 RCW. 04-04-001, 196-09-120, filed 1/21/04, effective 2/21/04.]

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