WSR 03-10-084



[ Filed May 6, 2003, 4:37 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Update to chapter 308-20 WAC, Cosmetologists, barbers, manicurists, and estheticians.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.16.030 and 43.24.023.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Due to the passage of SHB 2202, providing for cosmetology apprenticeships, as stated in this bill under New Section, sec. 1(3), the department of licensing shall adopt rules, including a mandatory requirement that apprentices complete in-classroom theory courses as a part of their training, to provide for the licensure of participants of the apprenticeship program. To amend, repeal or retain current rules, which may no longer be needed or need further written clarification as per the governor's directive on state rules review.

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 Rosie McGrew, Cosmetology Program, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507, phone (360) 664-6626, fax (360) 664-2550, e-mail Updated information and meeting notices can be found at

May 6, 2003

Trudie Touchette

Acting Administrator

Legislature Code Reviser 


Washington State Code Reviser's Office