PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Factory assembled structures, chapters 296-150C, 296-150F, 296-150I, 296-150M, 296-150P, 296-150R, 296-150T, and 296-150V WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 43.22 and 43.22A RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department plans to review the factory assembled structure rules for additions or revisions. The factory assembled structure rules are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure the rules are consistent with industry practice, to clarify the rules, and for possible housekeeping changes.
The following changes will be made with this rule making:
|•||Change language to reflect current code reference. For example, references to the Uniform Building Code will be changed to the International Code Council.|
|•||Process change to require manufacturers to maintain a CD account, for inspection, to meet internal audit findings.|
|•||Remove language that makes references to CTED that was missed in the last rule changes.|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
September 22, 2009