WSR 02-01-067

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed December 14, 2001, 12:02 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 308-12-010 State board of registration, 308-12-031 Registration examination, 308-12-050 Registration by reciprocity, 308-12-081 The seal, 308-12-085 Corporations or joint stock associations, 308-12-115 Definitions, 308-12-150 Work experience defined, 308-12-210 Application of brief adjudicative proceedings, 308-12-220 Preliminary record in brief adjudicative proceedings, 308-12-230 Conduct of brief adjudicative proceedings, 308-12-240 Reinstatement of suspended certificates, eligibility for registration, or denied renewals, 308-12-320 Renewal of licenses, 308-12-321 Competence, 308-12-322 Conflict of interest, 308-12-323 Full disclosure, 308-12-324 Compliance with laws, and 308-12-325 Professional conduct.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 8.08.340 Board of registration -- Rules -- Executive secretary -- Staff support -- Investigations -- Subpoenas.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Clarify and simplify the language and requirements; and repeal WAC 308-12-321, 308-12-322, 308-12-323, 308-12-324, 308-12-325, and rename the contents WAC 308-12-330 Rules of professional practice.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and review of all rules pursuant to the Governor's Executive Order 97-02.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Margaret Epting, Department of Licensing, Business and Professions Division, Architect Registration Board, P.O. Box 9045, Olympia, WA 98504-9045, (360) 664-1386, fax (360) 664-2551.

December 14, 2001

Margaret Epting

Administrator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office