WSR 11-15-032

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

BUILDING CODE COUNCIL


[ Filed July 12, 2011, 1:47 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendment of WAC 51-11-1200, Washington State Energy Code Energy Metering.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 19.27A.025, 19.27A.045.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The state building code council has adopted an emergency rule suspending the requirements for energy metering while considering amendments to the chapter and conducting an economic review of the requirements.

Process for Developing New Rule: Technical advisory group (TAG) review.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. To receive information on meetings of the TAG, contact Tim Nogler, Managing Director, Washington State Building Code Council, P.O. Box 41011, Olympia, WA 98504-1011, (360) 902-7293, fax (360) 586-0493, e-mail sbcc@ga.wa.gov.

July 12, 2011

Kristyn Clayton

Council Chair

Washington State Code Reviser's Office