PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Update of the council's policies and procedures, chapter 51-04 WAC, to correct references and make clarifications.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.27.031, 19.27.035, 19.27.074.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Legislation was passed in the 2003 session changing the model code adopted by reference in Washington state. The council must update their policies and procedures to provide the correct references. The council is also looking to make clarifying amendments to the code amendment procedure.
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 Tim Nogler, Managing Director, Washington State Building Code Council, P.O. Box 48300, Olympia, WA 98504-8300, (360) 753-5927, fax (360) 586-5880, e-mail email@example.com, www.sbcc.wa.gov.
May 9, 2003
for Stan Price