PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to chapter 196-27A WAC, Rules of professional conduct.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.43.035.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Amendments to chapter 196-27A WAC are needed to address explicit acts of misconduct that pertain to the professional practice of engineers.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
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. Comments may be submitted through regular mail, phone, fax, or e-mail to George A. Twiss, Executive Director, P.O. Box 9025, Olympia, WA 98507-9025, phone (360) 664-1575, fax (360) 664-2551, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 5, 2006
George A. Twiss