WSR 00-08-098

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed April 5, 2000, 9:44 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Continuing competency requirements for renewal of the license and relicensing of orthotists and prosthetists.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.200.050(13).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To implement legislation enacted by 1997 legislature concerning continuing competency requirements for orthotists and prosthetists.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Open public meetings. Review and comment through mail, e-mail or fax.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Judy Haenke, P.O. Box 47870, Olympia, WA 98504, phone (360) 236-4947, fax (360) 586-0745.

April 4, 2000

Nancy Ellison

for Mary Selecky

Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office