WSR 13-21-028
(Board of Naturopathy)
[Filed October 8, 2013, 2:31 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-836-080 Continuing competency program, amending continuing competency requirements for naturopathic physicians.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.36A.160 [(1)](a) and (f).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The board of naturopathy (board) will consider updating and clarifying existing continuing competency education (CE) regulations and determine if a portion of the requirements may be completed electronically. The board will also consider approved CE subject matter and complete any necessary housekeeping changes.
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. Interested persons can participate in the rule process through meetings and by submitting written comments, and are encouraged to join our listserv, which can be accessed at Please address questions and/or comments to Susan Gragg, Program Manager, P.O. Box 47852, Olympia, WA 98504-7852, phone (360) 236-4941, fax (360) 236-2406, e-mail
October 8, 2013
Chris Humberson, R.Ph.
Executive Director