PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[Filed August 13, 2018, 9:19 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 308-12-055 What is the application process if I am already licensed? and 308-12-081 Do I need a stamp or seal?
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.08.340
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: WAC 308-12-055, add requirement to provide proof of completion of an intern development program at time of application to ensure applicants are qualified to be licensed.
WAC 308-12-081, align the signature requirements for stamps, seals, and electronic and digital signatures with those of other design programs regulated by the regulatory boards section to ensure consistency across programs; requested by Washington state board of architects.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties may send in their comments by mail, phone, fax, or email.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Julie Konnersman, P.O. Box 9025, phone 360-664-1507, fax 360-596-7098, TTY 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web site https://www.dol.wa.gov/business/architects/.
August 13, 2018