PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Cemeteries, Title 98 WAC, chapters 98-08, 98-11, 98-12, 98-14, 98-15, 98-16, 98-20, 98-60, 98-70, and 98-80 WAC, to inform licensees and the public that the cemetery board is reviewing its rules for possible amendments needed due to the passing of SSB 5752.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 68.05.105 and chapter 34.05 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendments are needed to bring rules into uniformity with SSB 5752 and to bring rules of procedure for cremation into uniformity with chapter 308-47 WAC, Funeral directors and embalmers.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Study by the cemetery board.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jeanne Todd, Department of Licensing, Cemeteries, P.O. Box 9012, Olympia, WA 98507, Funerals@dol.wa.gov.
May 2, 2006
Joe Vincent Jr.