WSR 06-13-098



[ Filed June 21, 2006, 9:06 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-20 WAC, Cosmetology, barber, manicurist, esthetician rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.16.030, 43.24.023.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To amend, repeal, and retain current rules which may no longer be needed or need further written clarification as per the governor's directive on state rules review.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The department of licensing is working with the department of health to assure there is no conflicting rules in relation to the use of devices used by the medical and esthetic professions.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sandra Gonzales, Business and Professions Division, Cosmetology Program, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507-9026, phone (360) 664-6649, fax (360) 570-4957, e-mail Additional information will be posted on the cosmetology internet web site as it becomes available at

June 21, 2006

Trudie Touchette


Washington State Code Reviser's Office