PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
[Filed March 8, 2019, 3:55 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Landscape maintenance, chapter 296-127 WAC, Prevailing wage.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 39.12
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule making will permanently adopt the landscape maintenance worker scope of work under chapter 296-127 WAC, Prevailing wage. The department adopted emergency rules on March 8, 2019, effective March 11, 2019, establishing this scope as separate and unique from landscape construction (landscape laborer).
Process for Developing New Rule: The department will develop the rule language with input from the prevailing wage advisory committee and other interested parties. Interested parties may participate in the decision to adopt the amended rules and formulation of the rules before publication by contacting the individual below. The public may also participate, after amendments are proposed, by providing written comments and/or testimony during the public hearing and comment period.
For more information on this rule making, visit labor and industry's laws and rules web site at http://www.lni.wa.gov/LawRule/ or contact the individual below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Beverly Clark, Department of Labor and Industries, Fraud Prevention and Labor Standards Division, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone 360-902-6272, fax 360-902-5292, email Beverly.Clark@Lni.wa.gov.
March 8, 2019