WSR 05-24-107

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


(Occupational Therapy Practice Board)

[ Filed December 7, 2005, 9:21 a.m. , effective January 7, 2006 ]


Purpose: RCW 70.24.270 requires each profession to have rules that describe education and training on the prevention, transmission and treatment of AIDS. WAC 246-12-260 requires all practitioners must complete four or seven clock hours of AIDS education prior to obtaining a license. WAC 246-847-190 requires six hours. To bring consistency with WAC 246-847-190 and 246-12-260, the rule amendment requires seven clock hours of AIDS education and training.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 246-847-190 AIDS education and training.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.59.130 and 70.24.270.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-17-050 on August 9, 2005.

A final cost-benefit analysis is available by contacting Kris Waidely, P.O. Box 47867, Olympia, WA 98504-7867, phone (360) 236-4847, fax (360) 664-9077, e-mail kris.waidely@doh.wa.gov.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: October 21, 2005.

Mark Lehner, OT, Chair

Occupational Therapy

Practice Board

OTS-7506.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-05-060, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98)

WAC 246-847-190   AIDS education and training.   Applicants must complete ((six)) seven clock hours of AIDS education as required in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 8.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-847-190, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.59.130. 94-20-036, 246-847-190, filed 9/28/94, effective 10/29/94; 91-05-027 (Order 112B), recodified as 246-847-190, filed 2/12/91, effective 3/15/91; 90-22-011 (Order 094), 308-171-320, filed 10/26/90, effective 11/26/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.59.130 and 18.130.050. 89-01-081 (Order PM 805), 308-171-320, filed 12/20/88.]