WSR 10-19-129

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed September 22, 2010, 8:36 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-48-800 Funeral director/embalmer fees.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Conference Room 2209, Olympia, WA 98502, on November 5, 2010, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: November 12, 2010.

Submit Written Comments to: Kezia Prater, P.O. Box 9012, Olympia, WA 98507, e-mail funerals@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 570-7098, by November 5, 2010.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Erica Hansen by November 4, 2010, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6597.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed rule change will increase license fees in order to maintain a balanced budget for the funeral director and embalmer licensing program.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The proposed rule change will allow sufficient revenue collection to support the program in accordance with RCW 43.24.086.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.39.050.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 43.24.086.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Sherri Lonsbery, Olympia, (360) 664-1576; and Enforcement: Joe Vincent Jr., Olympia, (360) 664-1386.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Department of licensing is exempt from this requirement.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Department of licensing is not one of the named agencies to which this rule applies. Agencies not named can apply this rule to themselves voluntarily. Department of licensing has chosen not to do this.

September 22, 2010

Walt Fahrer

Rules Coordinator

OTS-3640.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-17-116, filed 8/18/09, effective 9/18/09)

WAC 308-48-800   Funeral director/embalmer fees.   The following fees shall be charged by the professional licensing division of the department of licensing:
Title of Fee Fee
Embalmer:
State examination application $100.00
Renewal ((140.00)) 150.00
Late renewal penalty 35.00
Duplicate 25.00
Embalmer intern:
Intern application ((125.00)) 135.00
Application for examination 100.00
Intern renewal ((90.00)) 100.00
Duplicate 25.00
Funeral director:
State examination application 100.00
Renewal ((140.00)) 150.00
Late renewal penalty 35.00
Duplicate 25.00
Funeral director intern:
Intern application ((125.00)) 135.00
Application for examination 100.00
Intern renewal ((90.00)) 100.00
Duplicate 25.00
Funeral establishment:
Original application 400.00
Renewal ((300.00)) 325.00
Branch registration 350.00
Branch renewal ((300.00)) 325.00
Preneed application 250.00
Preneed renewal: ((200.00)) 225.00
Crematory endorsement registration 210.00
Crematory endorsement renewal

Charge per cremation

performed during previous calendar

year((.)):

((6.50)) 8.00
Charge per cremation performed before 1/1/2011. 6.50
Charge per cremation performed on or after 1/1/2011. 8.00
Academic intern No fee
Certificate of removal registration:
Application 30.00
Renewal 15.00
Retired status certificate No fee

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.050, 18.39.175, 43.24.086 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 09-17-116, 308-48-800, filed 8/18/09, effective 9/18/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 07-18-030, 308-48-800, filed 8/28/07, effective 9/28/07; 07-03-027, 308-48-800, filed 1/5/07, effective 2/5/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.181 and chapter 34.05 RCW. 05-20-076, 308-48-800, filed 10/4/05, effective 11/4/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.050. 03-11-021, 308-48-800, filed 5/12/03, effective 6/30/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.181. 99-16-040, 308-48-800, filed 7/29/99, effective 8/29/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175(4). 98-21-056, 308-48-800, filed 10/19/98, effective 11/19/98; 91-11-023, 308-48-800, filed 5/7/91, effective 6/7/91; 91-01-006, 308-48-800, filed 12/6/90, effective 1/6/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 90-07-024, 308-48-800, filed 3/14/90, effective 4/14/90; 87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-48-800, filed 5/1/87.]

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