WSR 10-19-093



[ Filed September 20, 2010, 8:50 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 10-16-081.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Description of fire marshal's office.

Hearing Location(s): General Administration Building Auditorium, 210 11th Avenue, Olympia, WA 98504-2600, on October 27, 2010, at 1:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: October 28, 2010.

Submit Written Comments to: State Fire Marshal's Office, C/O Anjela St. John, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504-2600, e-mail, fax (360) 596-3939, by October 26, 2010.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Melissa Van Gorkom by October 25, 2010, (360) 596-4017.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: WAC chapter was developed in the early 1970s to provide a description and organization overview of the state fire marshal's office. Since its adoption, the state fire marshal's office has changed agencies three times and the WAC no longer is based on current statutory authority. The proposal is to repeal this WAC chapter.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Removes outdated language from WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Not applicable.

Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.

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

Name of Proponent:

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Anjela St. John, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504-2600, (360) 596-3903; Implementation and Enforcement: State Fire Marshal's Office, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504-2600, (360) 596-3900.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This proposal is to repeal an outdated rule.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. This proposal is to repeal an outdated rule.

September 16, 2010

John R. Batiste



     The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 212-02-010 General authority, duties and goals of the fire marshal.
WAC 212-02-020 Organization and operations.
WAC 212-02-030 Functions.
WAC 212-02-040 Publications and information available.
WAC 212-02-050 Hearings of the state fire marshal.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office