Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Updating references and creating consistency between state and federal standards.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 434-166-010, 434-166-030, 434-166-040, 434-166-050, 434-166-080, 434-166-110, 434-166-130, 434-166-220, 434-166-230, 434-166-250, 434-166-260, 434-166-270, 434-166-280, 434-166-290, 434-166-300, and 434-166-310.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 19.066.050 [19.166.050].
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-01-059 on December 10, 2009.
Changes Other than Editing from Proposed to Adopted Version: The adopted version has some editing changes and three substantive changes: Two definitions were removed from WAC 434-166-080, as they are already in statute; the time constraint in WAC 434-166-130(6) and the location requirement in WAC 434-166-250 (1)(e) were removed as not required by federal standards. These changes were made due to testimony at the public hearing.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 16, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 16, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: January 27, 2010.
Assistant Secretary of State
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