WSR 05-15-122

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING


[ Filed July 18, 2005, 2:35 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Amendments to WAC 308-48-800 Funeral director/embalmer fees.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Room 209, Olympia, WA 98502, on August 24, 2005, at 2:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 30, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Jeanne Todd, P.O. Box 9012, Olympia, WA 98507, e-mail Funerals@dol.wa.gov, fax (360) 586-4414, by September 7, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Jeanne Todd by August 17, 2005, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-1537.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Deletes financial statement fee, adds new fee categories for Certificate of Removal Registration and Academic Intern. Changes the term "apprentice" to "intern" wherever it appears in this rule.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Brings the rule into uniformity with the statutory language from SSB 5752.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.139.175 and chapter 34.05 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 18.39 RCW.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: The Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Dennis McPhee, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 664-1551; and Enforcement: Board of Funeral Directors and Embalmers, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98502.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Under RCW 19.85.025(3) this rule making is exempt.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The Department of Licensing is not one of the named agencies in RCW 34.05.328.

July 15, 2005

Joe Vincent Jr.

Administrator

OTS-8219.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-11-021, filed 5/12/03, effective 6/30/03)

WAC 308-48-800   Funeral director/embalmer fees.   The following fees shall be charged by the professional licensing division of the department of licensing:
Title of Fee Fee
Embalmer:
State examination or reexamination $100.00
Renewal 70.00
Late renewal penalty 35.00
Duplicate 15.00
Certification 25.00
Embalmer ((apprentice)) intern:
((Apprentice)) Intern application 75.00
((Apprentice)) Intern renewal 45.00
Duplicate 15.00
Certification 25.00
Funeral director:
State examination or reexamination 100.00
Renewal 70.00
Late renewal penalty 35.00
Duplicate 15.00
Certification 25.00
Funeral director ((apprentice)) intern:
((Apprentice)) Intern application 75.00
((Apprentice)) Intern renewal 45.00
Duplicate 15.00
Certification 25.00
Funeral establishment:
Original application 300.00
Renewal 150.00
Branch registration 250.00
Branch renewal 150.00
Preneed application 140.00
Preneed renewal:
0-25 sales 25.00
26-99 sales 75.00
100 or more sales 125.00
((Financial statement fee 50.00))
Crematory endorsement registration 140.00
Crematory endorsement renewal

$3.20 per cremation performed

during previous calendar year.

Academic intern No fee
Certificate of removal registration:
Application 30.00
Renewal 15.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.050. 03-11-021, 308-48-800, filed 5/12/03, effective 6/30/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.181. 99-16-040, 308-48-800, filed 7/29/99, effective 8/29/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.39.175(4). 98-21-056, 308-48-800, filed 10/19/98, effective 11/19/98; 91-11-023, 308-48-800, filed 5/7/91, effective 6/7/91; 91-01-006, 308-48-800, filed 12/6/90, effective 1/6/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 90-07-024, 308-48-800, filed 3/14/90, effective 4/14/90; 87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-48-800, filed 5/1/87.]

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