WSR 02-20-059

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed September 27, 2002, 1:48 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Incorporation by reference of the 2003 edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, the generally recognized national organized standards of real estate appraisal.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.140.030 (7) and (16).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Will incorporate by reference the 2003 edition of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice as promulgated by the Appraisal Standards Board of the Appraisal Foundation.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cleotis Borner, Jr., Real Estate Appraiser Program, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9015, Olympia, WA 98507-9015, phone (360) 664-6504, fax (360) 586-0998.

September 27, 2002

Cleotis Borner, Jr.

Program Manager

Washington State Code Reviser's Office