PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 296-05 WAC, Apprenticeship rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 49.04 RCW, Apprenticeship.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of this rule making is to review the apprenticeship rules (chapter 296-04 WAC) for possible changes relating to limited training agent use on public works projects.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None. However, the United States Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, Training, Employer and Labor Services, which had federal apprenticeship oversight responsibility, will be provided a copy of the proposed rules.
Process for Developing New Rule: If you are interested in participating in the development of these rules, please contact Christine Swanson as listed below. The public can participate by providing written comments or giving oral testimony during the public hearing and comment process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Christine 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 21, 2004
Pete Crow, Chair
Apprenticeship and Training Council