WSR 10-15-018

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed July 8, 2010, 3:29 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: To ensure home inspectors are completing the full number of clock hours in continuing education courses, and are not allowing other students to sign them in and out of the training facility before the end of the training time allotted.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.280.060.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule would address home inspectors leaving continuing education courses prior to the end of the class or arriving late, and not completing the entire twenty-four hours of continuing education required for each renewal period.

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 Rhonda Myers, P.O. Box 9021, Olympia, WA 98507, phone (360) 664-6487, fax (360) 586-0998, e-mail rmyers@dol.wa.gov.

July 8, 2010

Walt Fahrer

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office