WSR 10-20-138

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


(Medical Quality Assurance Commission)

[ Filed October 5, 2010, 11:49 a.m. , effective November 5, 2010 ]


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

Purpose: The medical quality assurance commission (commission) is repealing WAC 246-919-615 (physicians) and 246-918-010 (physician assistants) as these rules are not necessary because the commission has statutory authority to delegate to a panel.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 246-919-615 and 246-918-010.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.130.050(1), 18.71.017.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-12-019 on May 21, 2010.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Date Adopted: October 5, 2010.

Maryella E. Jansen

Executive Director

OTS-3170.1


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 246-918-010 Delegation of authority to initiate investigations.

OTS-3171.1


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 246-919-615 Delegation of authority to initiate investigations.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office