WSR 06-09-048



[ Filed April 14, 2006, 1:52 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-06-018.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 196-31 WAC, Practice permits.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, Business and Professions Division, Room 209, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98502, on May 26, 2006, at 9:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: May 30, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: George Twiss, Executive Director, Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, e-mail, fax (360) 664-2551, by May 23, 2006.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Kim King by May 23, 2006, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-1564.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To repeal chapter 196-31 WAC in its entirety, as practice permits were authorized on an interim basis, and ended on June 30, 2003.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Practice permits are no longer valid as of June 30, 2003.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.43.035.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 18.210 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 impact to licensees.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. There is no impact to licensees.

April 14, 2006

George A. Twiss

Executive Director

     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 196-31-010 Declaration of purpose.
WAC 196-31-020 Definition.
WAC 196-31-030 Applications -- Qualifications.
WAC 196-31-040 Application -- Procedures.
WAC 196-31-050 Permit issuance -- Renewals.
WAC 196-31-060 Scope of practice.
WAC 196-31-070 Brief adjudicative proceedings -- Denials based on failure to meet prerequisites for licensure, practice permit, or examination.
Washington State Code Reviser's Office