PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
(Registration for Professional Engineers
and Land Surveyors)
Subject of Possible Rule Making: New section of Title 196 WAC to implement the statutory requirements of chapter 18.210 RCW, requiring continuing education for licensed on-site wastewater treatment system designers and certified local health department inspectors. Amending chapter 196-30 WAC, creating an inactive status and related fee adjustment.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 18.210 and 18.43 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: New rules are necessary to implement the statutory requirement for persons licensed and certified under chapter 18.210 RCW to obtain continuing education or continuing professional development. Amendments to chapter 196-30 WAC are needed to create an inactive status for certified inspectors.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
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. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, phone, fax or e-mail by contacting Joe Vincent Jr., P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1567, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Draft language of rule amendments will be distributed to the board's list of interested persons.
December 17, 2004
George A. Twiss
Board of Registration for
and Land Surveyors