The first part of the report is a statement of WAC sections
repealed, amended and reviewed along with the number of WAC pages
eliminated. The second part is a summary of activities and
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
1. A summary of the number of rule sections reviewed, amended, and repealed and the number of pages eliminated in the Washington Administrative Code since the effective date of the Executive Order:
|WAC Pages Eliminated||47|
|Percent Rules Reviewed||95|
3. A summary of the results of DOL's review of policy and interpretive statements and similar documents:
|Policy Statements Reviewed||42|
|Policy Statements Amended||14|
|Policy Statements Deleted||27|
5. Recommendations for statutory or administrative changes resulting from the regulatory reviews: The review has identified inconsistencies between the license renewal process used by the Business and Professions Division and the language in the RCW regarding engineer renewals. The engineer program is proposing legislation to bring the law into conformance with agency practices.
Several necessary updates noted in the limousine carrier businesses, such as references to session law that is now codified.
6. Accomplishments resulting from DOL's regulatory review and improvement program: The question and answer format has been adopted for rule writing in the Vehicle Services Division to facilitate clarity and usefulness of rules.
DOL continues to expand access to agency forms through the agency homepage.
There has been one administrative change to a renewal period and one administrative change to codify reinstatement practices in the architects program.
New rules have been adopted for approval of distance education delivery methods for real estate education courses.