WSR 05-10-065

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


(Medical Quality Assurance Commission)

[ Filed May 2, 2005, 4:45 p.m. , effective June 2, 2005 ]


Purpose: The Medical Commission repealed this rule because it was a duplicate of the Board of Pharmacy's WAC 246-887-040 Designation of nonnarcotic stimulant drugs. The Board of Pharmacy requested the Medical Commission to repeal the duplicative rule. This repeal supports and clarifies the Board of Pharmacy's authority in the area of writing rules pertaining to prescriptions.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 246-919-600 Prescriptions.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.71.017.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-01-098 on December 14, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Date Adopted: April 8, 2005.

Blake T. Maresh

Executive Director

OTS-7407.1


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 246-919-600 Prescriptions -- Schedule II stimulant drugs.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office