PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 296-200A WAC, Contractor certificate of registration.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 18.27 RCW and chapter 432, Laws of 2009 (SHB 1555).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This rule making is a result [of] SHB 1555, which passed the 2009 legislature. The legislation amended the contractor registration law to require contractors maintain a list of subcontractors on the jobsite. The rules need to be updated in order to reflect the recent changes.
The program may also:
|•||Clarify and add the definitions. For example, review the tree removal specialty.|
|•||Clarify assignment of saving must be deposited in a banking institution that has branches within the state of Washington.|
|•||Review current processes for cost-saving opportunities.|
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in these rules may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by commenting after amendments are proposed by providing written comments and/or testimony during the public hearing and comment process. Public hearings will be held after the proposal is filed.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sally Elliott, Department of Labor and Industries, Specialty Compliance Services Division, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone (360) 902-6411, fax (360) 902-5292, e-mail email@example.com.
August 4, 2009