WSR 11-15-040

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

BOARD OF REGISTRATION

FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS

AND LAND SURVEYORS

[ Filed July 13, 2011, 11:31 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 196-34 WAC, Continuing education of licensed professional on-site wastewater treatment system designers and certified inspectors.

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 continuing education that will become effective on or after January 1, 2012.

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

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, e-mail engineers@dol.wa.gov. 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 13, 2011

George A Twiss

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office