WSR 10-10-081

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed May 3, 2010, 10:11 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-12 WAC, Architects.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.08.340 Board of registration -- Rules -- Executive secretary.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Existing rules will be reviewed and amended as necessary as a result of the passage of ESSB 5529. Rules must be amended accordingly to implement the bill.

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 Kezia Prater, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9045, Olympia, WA 98507-9045, phone (360) 664-6652, fax (360) 570-7098, e-mail architects@dol.wa.gov. Persons may comment by mail, fax, phone or e-mail. Draft language of any changes will be sent to persons on the board's listserv and mailing lists.

May 3, 2010

Walt Fahrer

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office