WSR 07-14-059



[ Filed June 29, 2007, 8:43 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-02-005.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 308-124H-039, changes and updates in approved courses.

Hearing Location(s): 2000 4th Avenue, 2nd Floor Conference Room, Olympia, WA, on August 8, 2007, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 18, 2007, or after.

Submit Written Comments to: Jerry McDonald, P.O. Box 2445, Olympia, WA 98507, e-mail, fax (360) 570-7051, by August 1, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Marjorie Hatfield by August 1, 2007, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6526.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Ensure that course material contain up-to-date information.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The practice of real estate is very dynamic. Course information and material for continuing education must be up to date to be meaningful.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.85.040 (1) and (4).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 18.85.040(4).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Jerry McDonald, 2000 4th Avenue West, Olympia, WA, (360) 664-6524.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. No impact on business enterprises - only affect individual licensees that are required to take continuing education to meet the renewal requirements.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The proposed changes have no financial impact on the department.

June 27, 2007

Jerry McDonald

Assistant Administrator


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-08-035, filed 3/29/00, effective 7/1/00)

WAC 308-124H-039   Changes and updates in approved courses.   (1) Course materials shall be updated no later than thirty days after the effective date of a change in federal, state, or local statutes or rules. Course materials shall also be updated no later than thirty days after changes in forms, procedures or other revisions to the practice of real estate which affect the validity or accuracy of the course material or instruction.

(2) ((Any change in course content or material other than updating for statute or rule changes, shall be submitted to the department prior to the date of using the changed course content material, for approval by the director.

(3))) Changes in course instructors may be made only if the substitute instructors are currently approved to teach the topic area pursuant to chapter 308-124H WAC.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.85.040 and The Governor's Order on Regulatory Improvement 97-02. 00-08-035, 308-124H-039, filed 3/29/00, effective 7/1/00.]

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