PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
AND LAND SURVEYORS
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 196-32 WAC, On-site wastewater treatment system designer licenses/inspector certificates of competency.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 18.210 and 18.43 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This existing rule needs to be revised to reflect passage of HB 1061, signed by the governor May 5, 2011. The implementation plan calls for adoption of the revised requirements for licensure that will become effective on or after January 1, 2012.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting George A. Twiss, Executive Director, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1565, fax (360) 664-2551. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, fax or e-mail. Draft language of rule amendments will be distributed to the board's list of interested persons (listserv).
July 6, 2011
George A. Twiss