WSR 98-13-051

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

BUILDING CODE COUNCIL

[Filed June 11, 1998, 1:28 p.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: The "Exceptions" section of WAC 51-40-007 (Uniform Building Code), WAC 51-42-007 (Uniform Mechanical Code), WAC 51-44-007 (Uniform Fire Code), and WAC 51-46-007 (Uniform Plumbing Code); also the "Scope" section, subsection 101.3, of chapter 51-11 WAC, Energy Code.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.27.074 and chapter 37, Laws of 1998, 2SSB 6168.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendments will exempt temporary worker housing from being subject to the codes listed in RCW 19.27.031 and chapter 19.27A RCW as directed by chapter 37, Laws of 1998, 2SSB 6168.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and solicit comments and proposals from affected parties.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. To receive notification of meetings and agenda topics related to the creation of this exemption, please submit a letter of interest to Mike McEnaney, Chair, P.O. Box 48300, Olympia, WA 98504-8300, FAX (360) 586-5880, e-mail sbcc@cted.wa.gov, or call council staff at (360) 753-5927.

May 15, 1998

Mike McEnaney

Council Chair

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