Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 04-15-079.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Registered professional engineers and land surveyors fees, chapter 196-26A WAC.
Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, Business and Professions Division, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 9850 , on January 25, 2006, at 3:00 p.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: January 31, 2006.
Submit Written Comments to: George A. Twiss, Executive Director, Board of Registration, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, fax (360) 664-2551, by January 24, 2006.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Kim King, Secretary Administrative, by January 17, 2006, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-1564.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This proposal is to amend selected fees in chapter 196-26A WAC by suspending portions of those fees for a two-year period.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: This proposal will reduce the fees that individuals pay the state thus making their access to state services less burdensome and their cost to do business lower. The limited suspension (two years) will enable the department and the program to more quickly respond to changing economic impacts.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.24.086.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 18.43 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Board of registration for professional engineers and land surveyors, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: George A. Twiss, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98502, (360) 664-1565.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There is no negative economic impact to small business. This proposal reduces fees paid to the state thus reducing the cost of doing business.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. See statement regarding small business economic impact statement.
December 9, 2005
A. C. Archer
Business and Professions Division
REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYOR FEES
|Examination & application fee||$ 365||$ 35||$ 330|
|Examination retake:||$ 330||$ 30||$ 300|
|Engineering||$ 110||$ 40||$ 70|
|Surveyor comity||$ 140||$ 40||$ 100|
|Engineer||$ 116||$ 16||$ 100|
|Engineer late renewal penalty||$ 174||$ 24||$ 150|
|Surveyor||$ 116||$ 16||$ 100|
|Surveyor late renewal penalty||$ 174||$ 24||$ 150|