PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
AND LAND SURVEYORS
Subject of Possible Rule Making: New chapter 196-13 WAC, Professional engineer licensure by comity.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.43.035.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This new section will be created to address issues to applicants that are seeking licensure in Washington that are currently licensed in non-United States jurisdictions and the United States without an examination.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting George A. Twiss, Executive Director, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1565, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, fax or e-mail. Draft language of rule amendments will be distributed to the board's list of interested persons (listserv).
February 26, 2010
George A. Twiss