PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-926-020 General provisions, 246-926-140 Approved schools, 246-926-180 Parenteral procedures, 246-926-190 State examination/examination waiver/examination application deadline, and 246-926-990 Certification and registration fees and renewal cycle.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.84.040.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The rules need to be updated to reflect the changes/advances in technology. Updating the rules may help ensure that certified radiologic technologists stay in compliance with the statute while ensuring that the public receives a higher standard of care.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making, public meetings and mailings to interested persons.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Holly Rawnsley, Program Manager, P.O. Box 47869, Olympia, WA 98504-7869, phone (360) 236-4941, fax (360) 236-2406, e-mail Holly.Rawnsley@doh.wa.gov. Interested persons can participate through meetings and by submitting written comments.
June 23, 2003
Mary C. Selecky