WSR 02-14-149

EXPEDITED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed July 3, 2002, 9:54 a.m. ]

Title of Rule: WAC 296-20-02001 Penalties, 296-23-225 Work hardening, 296-23-170 Nursing services and attendant care, 296-23-175 Stimulators, and 296-23-185 Drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.

Purpose: These WACs will be deleted as housekeeping changes. They either are duplicative of another WAC or only refer to another WAC or RCW.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 51.04.020.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 51.04.020.

Summary: All of these rules are being deleted as housekeeping changes. None of the rules contains substantive information that is not contained elsewhere.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Jami Lifka, 7273 Linderson Way S.W., Tumwater, WA, (360) 902-4941; Implementation: Gary Franklin, MD, MPH, Office of the Medical Director, (360) 902-5020; and Enforcement: Doug Connell, Assistant Director for Insurance Services, (360) 902-4209.

Name of Proponent: Department of Labor and Industries, governmental.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: WAC 296-20-02001 Penalties, this WAC will be deleted because it only refers to chapter 51.48 RCW and is duplicative of WAC 296-20-015(5).

WAC 296-23-225 Work hardening, this WAC will be deleted because it is a duplicate of WAC 296-23-235.

WAC 296-23-170 Nursing services and attendant care, 296-23-175 Stimulators and 296-23-185 Drug and alcohol rehabilitation services, these WACs will be deleted because there is no substantive information contained within them. They only refer to other WACs.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: The proposal would delete the WACs listed above.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER 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 THE USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Jami Lifka, Department of Labor and Industries, Office of the Medical Director, P.O. Box 44321, Olympia, WA 98504-4321 , AND RECEIVED BY September 4, 2002.


July 3, 2002

Gary Moore

Director

OTS-5702.1


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 296-20-02001 Penalties.

OTS-5703.1


REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 296-23-170 Nursing services.
WAC 296-23-175 Stimulators.
WAC 296-23-185 Drug and alcohol rehabilitation services.
WAC 296-23-225 Work hardening.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office