WSR 11-17-083

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed August 17, 2011, 12:18 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Procedures for real estate licensees to follow when providing home buyers with home inspector referrals.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.85.041 and 18.85.035.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Required by statute - will provide guidance to designated brokers in establishing procedures for their affiliated licensees to follow.

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 Jerry McDonald, Administrator, P.O. Box 2445, Olympia, WA 98507, (360) 664-6525, e-mail jmcdonald@dol.wa.gov.

August 17, 2011

Ben T. Shomshor

Agency Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office