WSR 99-18-081

EXPEDITED ADOPTION

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed August 31, 1999, 4:34 p.m. ]

Title of Rule: Denturist fees and renewal cycle.

Purpose: To accurately state the renewal cycle for denturists.

Other Identifying Information: WAC 246-812-990.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.250.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 43.70.280 and chapter 18.30 RCW.

Summary: Change the renewal cycle from every year to every other year.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: During a previous amendment process, a typographical error was made.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: P. Lovinger, 1300 S.E. Quince Street, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 236-4985; Implementation and Enforcement: Kirby Putscher, 1300 S.E. Quince Street, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 236-4868.

Name of Proponent: Department of Health, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The last time this rule was amended a typographical error was made. The rule was changed to say that the "licenses must be renewed every year...." The rule should state that the license should be renewed every other year. When the word other is added back in, it will state the correct renewal cycle for denturists.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Adds the word "other."

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED TO BE ADOPTED USING AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS RULE BEING ADOPTED USING THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Pamela Lovinger, Department of Health, Health Policy and Constituent Relations, P.O. Box 47860, Olympia, WA 98503-7860 , AND RECEIVED BY November 2, 1999.


August 27, 1999

M. C. Selecky

Secretary

OTS-3253.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-20-068, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98)

WAC 246-812-990
Denturist fees and renewal cycle.

(1) Licenses must be renewed every other year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:


Title of Fee Fee
Application $ 1,000.00
Examination 1,500.00
Reexamination, written 500.00
Reexamination, practical 500.00
License renewal 2,750.00
Late renewal penalty 300.00
Expired license reissuance 300.00
Inactive license renewal 1,500.00
Expired inactive license reissuance 300.00
Duplicate license 15.00
Certification of license 25.00
Multiple location licenses 50.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.30.070(3).  98-20-068, 246-812-990, filed 10/2/98, effective 11/2/98.  Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280.  98-05-060, 246-812-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98.  Statutory Authority: RCW 18.30.070(3).  95-22-062, 246-812-990, filed 10/30/95, effective 11/30/95.]

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