WSR 03-08-031

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed March 27, 2003, 9:58 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-847-010 Occupational therapy definitions.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.59.130.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The changes will address concerns expressed by practitioners by eliminating unnecessary definitions and clarifying the existing definitions to ensure protection of the public.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Department of Health, Kris Waidely, Program Manager, P.O. Box 47868, Olympia, WA 98504-7868, (360) 236-4847, fax (360) 236-4922.

March 13, 2003

Kris Waidely

Program Manager

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