WSR 01-04-039

AGENDA

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed January 31, 2001, 2:09 p.m. ]


State Board of Health and Department of Health

January 2001 Rules Agenda



This report details the anticipated rule-making activities of the State Board of Health and the Department of Health for the next six months. If you have any questions regarding this report or Department of Health rule-making activities, please contact Michelle Davis at (360) 236-4044. If you have any questions regarding State Board of Health rule-making activities please contact Don Sloma at (360) 236-4102.

State Board of Health Rules


WAC RCW Authority Status Subject SBOH Staff and DOH Program Contact WSR/Date
Pre-CR-101
246-491 43.70.040,

26.33.330

State Board of Health Pre-CR-101 Certificate revision. Doreen Garcia, (360) 236-4101, Epidemiology and Health Statistics, Michelle Davis, (360) 236-4044. Anticipate CR-101 by 3/15/2001
CR-101 Filed
246-205 64.44 State Board of Health delegated* to Secretary 5/00 CR-101 filed Meth lab clean-up standards. Janice Englehart, (360) 236-4103, Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 99-21-063 10/19/99
246-217-025 69.06 State Board of Health CR-101 filed Food worker card fees. Janice Englehart, (360) 236-4103, Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 99-23-087

11/16/99

246-260 70.90.120, 70.90.150, 43.20.050 State Board of Health CR-101 filed Water recreation facilities. Janice Englehart, (360) 236-4103, Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 00-22-112

11/1/00

246-760 28A.210.020 State Board of Health CR-101 filed Auditory and visual standards -- School districts. Doreen Garcia, (360) 236-4101, Community and Family Health, Rick McNeely, (360) 236-3713. 99-11-030

5/13/99

246-762 28A.210.020 State Board of Health CR-101 filed Scoliosis screening -- School districts. Doreen Garcia, (360) 236-4101, Community and Family Health, Rick McNeely, (360) 236-3713. 99-11-031

5/13/99

CR-102 Filed, Pending Hearing, or Pending Adoption
246-282 69.30 State Board of Health delegated* to Secretary 5/00 CR-102 filed Pending Adoption Shellfish chapter revision. Janice Englehart, (360) 236-4103, Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 00-22-125

11/1/00 Anticipate CR-103 by 2/01


*Note: The State Board of Health may delegate rule making or rescind delegation to the Department of Health under RCW 43.20.050(3).

Department of Health Rules


Pre-CR-101 and rules exempt from RCW 34.05.310
WAC RCW Authority Status Subject Program/Contact WSR/Date
246-243

246-244

70.98.050 Secretary Pre-CR-102, Exempt Dosimetry and well logging. Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. Anticipate CR-102 by 2/01
246-320 70.41 Secretary Pre-CR-101 Hospital licensing--Posting of toll-free number. Facilities and Service Licensing, Jennell Prentice, (360) 705-6661. Anticipate CR-101 by 9/01
246-817 43.70.250 Secretary Pre-CR-101 Impaired dentist fees. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985 . Anticipate CR-101 by 2/01
246-828-350 18.35.161 Board of Hearing and Speech Pre-CR-102, Exempt Reasonable cause for recision -- Hearing and speech. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. Anticipate CR-102 by 3/01
246-907-030 43.70.250 Secretary Pre-CR-101 Charity export license fees. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. Anticipate CR-101 by 2/01
246-928 18.89 Secretary Pre-CR-101 Continuing education respiratory care practitioners. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4940 [4985]. Anticipate CR-101 by 2/01
CR-101 Filed
246-XXX New chapter to include 246-323, 246-325, 246-326 71.12 Secretary CR-101 filed Residential care facilities. Facilities and Services Licensing, Jennell Prentice, (360) 705-6661. 00-05-097 2/16/00
246-XXX 18.83.050,

18.83.070

Psychology Board CR-101 filed Psychology education requirements/ prerequisites. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-22-088

11/3/98 anticipate CR-102 by 3/01

246-XXX 18.83.050, 18.83.075 Psychology Board CR-101 filed Temporary practice permits. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-23-070

11/17/98

246-XXX 18.64.005 Pharmacy Board CR-101 filed Legal use of needles and syringes. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-03-171 1/19/00
246-XXX 18.64.005, 69.41, 69.50 Pharmacy Board CR-101 filed Electronic communication of prescription information. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-14-118

7/1/98

246-XXX 18.57.080, 18.57.005, 18.130.050 Osteopathic Board CR-101 filed COMSPEX--USA exam. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-11-035

5/13/99

246-XXX 18.57A.020 Osteopathic Board CR-101 filed Review of controlled substances issued by physician assistants. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-07-078

3/17/98

246-XXX 18.35.161 Hearing and Speech Board CR-101 filed Audiology and speech language path interim permits. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 97-22-089

11/5/97

246-XXX 18.71.017 Medical Quality Assurance Commission CR-101 filed ARNP prescriptive authority (joint rules by consensus with NQAC and Osteopathic Board). Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-11-162

5/24/00

246-50 43.70.510 Secretary CR-101 filed Coordinated quality improvement program. Office of the Secretary, Michelle Davis, (360) 236-4044. 98-20-066

10/2/98

246-205 64.44 Secretary/ SBOH CR-101 filed Meth lab clean-up standards. Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. DOH: 99-21-062 10/19/99

SBOH: 99-21-063, 10/19/99

246-224, 246-225, 246-227, 246-228, 246-229 70.98 Secretary CR-101 filed X-ray rules (radiation protection). Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 00-16-106

8/2/00

246-249-080 70.98.050, 70.98.080 Secretary CR-101 filed Naturally occurring radioactive materials. Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 96-11-129

5/22/96

246-260 70.90.120, 70.90.150, 43.20.050 Secretary/ SBOH CR-101 filed Water recreation facilities. Janice Englehart, (360) 236-4103, Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 00-22-112

11/1/00

246-310 70.38.135, C 59, L 00 Secretary CR-101 filed Certificate of need methodologies. Facilities and Services Licensing, Jennell Prentice, (360) 705-6661. 00-08-097

4/5/00

246-327,

246-331,

246-336

70.127 Secretary CR-101 filed In-home services (home health, hospice and home care agencies). Facilities and Service Licensing, Jennell Prentice, (360) 705-6661. 00-15-079

7/19/00

246-370 (New Chapter) 74.15.060, 43.70.040 Secretary CR-101 filed Child day care regulations. Facilities and Services Licensing, Jennell Prentice, (360) 706-6661. 97-09-054

4/7/99 anticipate CR-102 by 6/01

246-380 43.70.040,

43.70.130

Secretary CR-101 filed Sanitation and health care standards for state institutions. Facilities and Services Licensing, Jennell Prentice, (360) 705-6661. 98-15-088

7/16/98

246-808 18.130.050 Chiropractic Commission CR-101 filed Independent chiropractic exams. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-22-123

11/1/00

246-811 18.205.100 Secretary CR-101 filed Chemical dependency counselors, retired active status. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-14-073

7/6/99

246-811 18.205.060 Secretary CR-101 filed Continuing competency -- Chemical dependency counselors. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-15-034 7/14/99
246-811 18.205.100 Secretary CR-101 filed CDP-education programs, alternative training, fees. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-16-048

7/30/99

246-817 18.32.035 Dental Commission CR-101 filed Dentist continuing education. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-19-081

9/20/00

246-826-080 18.135 Secretary CR-101 filed Health care assistants update of chapter. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 96-15-072

7/18/96

246-828 18.130.250 Board of Hearing and Speech CR-101 filed Retired active status -- Hearing and speech. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-20-055

10/1/99

246-828-080 to 100 18.35.161 Board of Hearing and Speech CR-101 filed Standards of practice -- Hearing and speech. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-22-089 11/2/99
246-828-510 18.35.090 Board of Hearing and Speech CR-101 filed Hearing/speech -- Continuing education requirements. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger (360) 236-4985. 97-15-097

7/21/97

246-830 18.108.025 Secretary CR-101 filed Massage therapy examinations. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-21-080

10/21/98

246-834 18.122.140 Secretary CR-101 filed Reactivation of midwifery license. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-21-081

10/21/98

246-834-220, 230 and 240 18.50.040 Secretary CR-101 filed Educational requirements for nonlicensed midwives. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 97-22-024

10/29/97

246-834-900 18.130.250 Secretary CR-101 filed Retired active status -- Midwives. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-06-090

3/3/99

246-840 18.79.240, C 64, L 00 Nursing Commission CR-101 filed ARNP prescriptive authority (joint rules by consensus w/MQAC and Osteo.). Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-11-160

5/24/00

246-840, 246-841 18.79, 18.88A,

C 95, L 00

Nursing Commission CR-101 filed Nurse delegation protocols. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-11-158

5/24/00

246-840-010, 760, 920, 020, 565 18.79.110 Nursing Commission CR-101 filed Nursing definitions. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-11-032

5/13/99

246-840-500 to 575 18.70.110 Nursing Commission CR-101 filed Approval of RN and PN education. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-11-163

5/24/00

246-840-840 to 900 18.79.110, 18.13.180 Nursing Commission CR-101 filed Nursing technicians. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-14-002

6/23/99

246-841-400 through 510 18.88A Nursing Commission CR-101 filed Nursing assistants. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-03-072

1/19/00

246-843-150,

246-843-180,

246-843-330

18.52,

43.70

Nursing Commission CR-101 filed Nursing home administrators licenses. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-13-093

6/21/00

246-843-220 18.52 Nursing Commission CR-101 filed NHA administration, complaints and hearing procedures. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-01-162

12/22/97

246-850 18.200 Secretary CR-101 filed Continuing competency for orthotists and prosthetist. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-08-098

4/5/00

246-853 18.57.005 Osteopathic Board CR-101 filed ARNP prescriptive authority (joint rules by consensus with NQAC and MQAC). Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-11-161

5/24/00

246-853 18.57.005 18.57.020 Osteopathic Board CR-101 filed Approved schools of osteopathic medicine. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-13-020

6/7/99

246-853-225 18.57.005,

18.57.020

Osteopathic Board CR-101 filed Osteopathic pain management guidelines. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-22-086

11/3/98

246-883-030 18.64.450 Pharmacy Board CR-101 filed Ephedrine prescription restrictions. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 97-10-033

4/30/97

246-904 18.64.005 Pharmacy Board CR-101 filed Health care entity definitions. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-04-037

1/29/98

246-915 18.74.023,

18.74.025, 18.130.050, 18.130.180

Physical Therapy Board CR-101 filed Sexual misconduct--

Physical therapists.

Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-13-106

6/17/98

246-915-010 and 085 18.74.023 Physical Therapy Board CR-101 filed Continuing competency--

Physical therapists.

Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-15-088

7/16/98

246-915-020, 030, 120 18.74.023, 18.74.035 Physical Therapy Board CR-101 filed Application requirements--

Physical therapists.

Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-13-107

6/17/98

246-915-010, 078, 140-170 18.74.023 Physical Therapy Board CR-101 filed Defining professional responsibilities--

Physical therapists.

Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-13-104

6/17/98

246-915-150 18.74.023, 18.74.010 Physical Therapy Board CR-101 filed Physical therapy supervision ratio. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-13-105

6/17/98

246-915-210 to 280 18.74.023, 18.130.070 Physical Therapy Board CR-101 filed Mandatory reporting--Physical therapists. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-13-103

6/17/98

246-922-195 18.22.015 Podiatry Board CR-101 filed Podiatry pain management. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-22-084

11/3/98

246-924-370 18.83.050, 18.83.121 Psychology Board CR-101 filed Child custody evaluations. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-22-087

11/3/98

246-928 18.89.050 Secretary CR-101 filed Respiratory care practitioners. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 98-08-114

4/1/98

246-930 18.155.040 Secretary CR-101 filed Sexual offender treatment provider education and exams. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-08-099

4/5/00

246-930-330 18.155.040

18.13.050

Secretary CR-101 filed Standards for treatment sexual offender treatment providers. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-14-001

6/23/99

246-933-255 18.92.030, 070 Veterinary Board CR-101 filed Exams for out-of-state veterinarians. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-11-157

5/24/00

246-935 18.92.030 Veterinary Board CR-101 filed Continuing education and competency for animal technicians. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-15-102

7/21/99

246-935-040 to 060 18.92.030 Veterinary Board CR-101 filed Animal technicians--

Supervision, health care tasks, exam.

Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-15-103

7/21/99

236-939-005 18.215 Secretary CR-101 filed Surgical technologists. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-11-159

5/24/00

Pending Hearing, CR-102 Filed
246-220, 246-221, 246-244 70.98,

43.70

Secretary CR-102 filed

Hearing

2/7/01

National standards and respiratory protection--Radiation protection. Environmental Health Programs, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 01-02-087

1/3/01

246-840-700, 705, 710 and 715 18.79.110 Nursing Commission CR-102 filed Hearing 3/9/01 Nursing care quality assurance. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 01-02-064 12/29/00
Pending Adoption
246-102 43.20.050,

43.70.130,

70.54.270

Secretary CR-102 filed Pending Adoption Cancer registry. Community and Family Health, Rick McNeely, (360) 236-3712. 00-24-131

12/6/00 anticipate CR-103 2/01

246-282 69.30 Secretary/ SBOH CR-102 filed Pending Adoption Shellfish chapter revision. Janice Englehart, (360) 236-4103, Environmental Health Program, Jan Haywood, (360) 236-3011. 00-22-125

11/1/00 anticipate CR-103 2/01

246-305 Chapter 5, Laws of 2000 Secretary CR-102 filed

Pending Adoption

Certification of independent review organizations. Office of the Secretary, Michelle Davis, (360) 236-4627. 00-23-118

11/22/00 anticipate CR-103 2/01

246-808-101, 301, 320 to 390, 640 18.25 Chiropractic Commission CR-101XR filed Pending Adoption Chiropractic standards of care for conduct of practice. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 99-03-061

1/18/99 anticipate CR-103 by 6/01

246-808-700 70.02 Chiropractic Commission CR-101XR filed Pending Adoption Chiropractic --

Cooperation with an investigation.

Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-04-087

2/2/2000 anticipate CR-103 by 6/01

246-869-220 18.65.005 Pharmacy Board CR-102 filed

Pending Adoption

Patient information required. Health Professions Quality Assurance, Pam Lovinger, (360) 236-4985. 00-16-108

8/2/00 anticipate CR-103 by 2/01


KEY:

CR-101 Filed: The statement of inquiry has been filed with the Code Reviser's Office.

Pending Hearing: The CR-102 has been filed but the hearing has not been held yet.

Pending Adoption: The hearing has been held OR the rule qualifies under the Expedited Repeal or Adoption processes (RCW 34.05.354 and 34.05.356), but the CR-103 has not been filed.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office