WSR 03-15-115

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

LABOR AND INDUSTRIES

[ Filed July 22, 2003, 9:50 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Factory assembled structures' rules, chapters 296-150C, 296-150F, 296-150M, 296-150P, 296-150R, 296-150T, and 296-150V WAC.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 43.22 RCW and chapter 291, Laws of 2003 (SHB 1734).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of this rule making is to adopt the most recent International Building Codes (based on 2003 legislative changes) and other nationally recognized codes and standards; make clarifying and housekeeping changes; and review the rules for possible substantive changes.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: These rules will be reviewed with the assistance of the Factory Assembled Structures' Advisory Board. In addition, the public may also participate by commenting after amendments are proposed by providing written comments or giving oral testimony during the public hearing process.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Josh Swanson, Department of Labor and Industries, Specialty Compliance Services Division, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone (360) 902-6411, fax (360) 902-5292, e-mail swaj235@lni.wa.gov.

July 22, 2003

Paul Trause

Director

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office