PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 212-12 WAC, Fire marshal standards.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.20.130, 18.46.110, 18.51.140, 41.12.485, 48.48.030, 48.48.045, 70.62.290, 74.15.050.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This chapter has been updated to correspond with the 2006 building and fire codes and to most accurately reflect the state fire marshal's office procedures.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of social and health services (DSHS), Roger Woodside, policy program development; department of early learning; Washington Health Care Association; department of health; and Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services.
Process for Developing New Rule: Updates to current WAC were needed in order to correspond with the 2006 building and fire codes.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Washington State Patrol, Fire Protection Bureau, Mr. Brandon LeMay, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504, Brandon.Lemay@wsp.wa.gov, (360) 570-3139 or fax (360) 570-3136. Review proposed language at www.wsp.wa.gov under rules assistance center, WACs.
September 10, 2007
John R. Batiste