WSR 00-08-099

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed April 5, 2000, 9:45 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amend WAC 246-930-010 General definitions, 246-930-030 Education required prior to examination, 246-930-040 Professional experience required prior to examination, 246-930-200 Application and examination, and 246-930-410 Continuing education requirement.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.155.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: During the mandatory review process, these rules were identified as needing amendments. The rules need to be amended for clarity and to address 1999 legislative changes.

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 were invited to participate in the mandatory review of all significant or controversial rules, these rules were identified as needing amendments.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Diane Young, Program Manager, Department of Health, Sex Offender Treatment Provider Program, P.O. Box 47869, Olympia, WA 98504-7869, phone (360) 236-4917, fax (360) 236-4918.

April 4, 2000

Nancy Ellison

for Mary C. Selecky

Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office