PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amending WAC 308-15-100 What is a brief adjudicative proceeding (BAP)?, 308-15-101 When can a brief adjudicative proceeding (BAP) be requested?, and 308-15-103 How are brief adjudicative proceedings (BAPs) conducted?
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.220.040 and 18.220.050.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: As part of an effort to standardize the processes used by programs to administer brief adjudicative proceedings, the board will evaluate these rules to determine if appropriate amendments can be made.
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 by contacting Joe Vincent Jr., Administrator, P.O. Box 9045, Olympia, WA 98507-9045, phone (360) 664-1386, fax (360) 664-1495.
March 1, 2006
Joe Vincent Jr.