WSR 10-12-073

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed June 1, 2010, 7:47 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-20 WAC, Cosmetology, barber, manicurist, esthetician rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.16.030, 43.24.023.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department of licensing (DOL) will be reviewing the WACs to determine if there are any rules that are no longer needed or need further written clarification.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Direct notice will be made to all active licensees under chapter 18.16 RCW, and stakeholders list. Communication with the public in general will be made through the DOL/cosmetology web site and cosmetology listserv. DOL welcomes the public to take part in developing the rules. Anyone interested should contact the staff person listed below. At a later date, the DOL will file a notice of proposed rule making with the office of the code reviser.

To receive additional information by e-mail, please sign up on the cosmetology listserv at http://listserv.wa.gov.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cameron Dalmas, Business and Professions Division, Cosmetology Program, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507-9026, phone (360) 664-6643, e-mail ndalmas@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 664-2550. Interested parties may send in their comments by mail, phone, facsimile or e-mail. Additional information will be posted on the cosmetology internet web site as it become[s] available at http://dol.wa.gov/business/cosmetology.

June 1, 2010

Walt Fahrer

Rule Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office