WSR 11-16-107

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH


[ Filed August 3, 2011, 11:41 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: TITLE 246 WAC, fees for health professions licensed by the department of health.

WAC 246-808-990 Chiropractic fees and renewal cycle, 246-822-990 Dietitian and nutritionist fees and renewal cycle, 246-826-990 Health care assistant fees and renewal cycle, 246-828-990 Hearing instrument fitter/dispenser, audiologist, speech language pathologist, and speech-language pathology assistant fees and renewal cycle, 246-810-990 Counselors fees and renewal cycle (registered hypnotherapist), 246-843-990 Nursing home administrator fees and renewal cycle, 246-847-990 Occupational therapy fees and renewal cycle, 246-850-990 Orthotic and prosthetic fees, 246-907-030 Pharmaceutical licensing periods and fees, 246-924-990 Psychology fees and renewal cycle, 246-939-990 Surgical technologists -- Fees and renewal cycle, 246-933-990 Veterinarian fees and renewal cycle, 246-937-990 Veterinary medication clerk fees and renewal cycle, 246-935-990 Veterinary technician fees and renewal cycle, and 246-933-590 Humane society and animal control agency (entity) fees and renewal cycle.

Hearing Location(s): 310 Israel Road S.E., Room 152/153, Tumwater, WA 98504, on September 7, 2011, at 2:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 8, 2011.

Submit Written Comments to: Dianna Staley, P.O. Box 47860, Olympia, WA 98504-7860, web site http://www3.doh.wa.gov/policyreview/, fax (360) 236-4626, by September 7, 2011.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Dianna Staley by August 31, 2011, TTY (800) 833-6388 or 711.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed rules increase fees, make general housekeeping edits, and complete language clean-up for the health care professions listed above. The legislature approved the proposed fee increases as part of the budget (2ESHB 1087, chapter 50, Laws of 2011 1st sp. sess. PV). The proposed rules raise fees to a level necessary to administer each profession.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: RCW 43.70.250 requires that each health care profession is self-supporting and directs the department to collect fees to pay the costs to regulate the profession. The costs to regulate and administer health care professions are about $37 million each year. Changes in administrative and regulatory activities based upon credentialing, legislation, and disciplinary actions make it necessary for the department to increase fees. These fees are critical to maintain and improve service for licensees and the public, meet the costs of conducting business, and promote patient safety.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.70.250, 43.70.110.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 43.70.250, 43.70.110.

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

Name of Proponent: Department of health, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Dianna Staley, 310 Israel Road S.E., Tumwater, WA, (360) 236-4997; Implementation and Enforcement: Joy King, 310 Israel Road S.E., Tumwater, WA, (360) 236-4936.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Under RCW 19.85.025 and 34.05.310 (4)(f), a small business economic impact statement is not required for proposed rules that set or adjust fees or rates pursuant to legislative standards.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. The agency did not complete a cost-benefit analysis under RCW 34.05.328. RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(vi) exempts rules that set or adjust fees or rates pursuant to legislative standards.

August 3, 2011

Gregg L. Grunenfelder

Deputy Secretary

for Mary C. Selecky

Secretary

OTS-4074.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-15-014, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08)

WAC 246-808-990   Chiropractic fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Licenses and registrations must be renewed on the practitioner's birthday every year as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for chiropractic license:


Title of Fee Fee
Application/full examination or reexamination $((575.00)) 630.00
Temporary permit application ((150.00)) 205.00
Temporary practice permit ((50.00))

105.00

Preceptorship ((100.00)) 155.00
License renewal ((520.00)) 582.00
Late renewal penalty ((260.00)) 302.00
Expired license reissuance ((260.00)) 302.00
Inactive license renewal ((200.00)) 257.00
Expired inactive license reissuance ((100.00)) 157.00
Duplicate license ((15.00))

30.00

Certification of license ((25.00))

30.00

UW ((library)) on-line access fee (HEAL-WA) 25.00

(3) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for chiropractic X-ray technician registration:


Title of Fee Fee
Application ((35.00))

47.00

Original registration ((35.00))

47.00

Renewal ((50.00))

62.00

Late renewal penalty ((50.00))

62.00

Expired registration reissuance ((50.00))

62.00

Duplicate registration ((15.00))

30.00

Certification of registration ((25.00))

30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. 08-15-014, 246-808-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-808-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 99-08-101, 246-808-990, filed 4/6/99, effective 7/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-808-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.25 RCW. 96-16-074, 246-808-990, filed 8/6/96, effective 9/6/96.]

OTS-4075.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 09-15-041, filed 7/8/09, effective 7/8/09)

WAC 246-810-990   Counselors fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Under chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2, a counselor must renew his or her credential every year on the practitioner's birthday.

(2) Any separate examination fees are the responsibility of the applicant.


Title Fee
(3) ((The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for registered counselor through 6/30/2010:
Renewal $117.00
Late renewal penalty 58.50
Expired registration reissuance 65.00
Duplicate registration 15.00
Certification of registration 15.00
(4))) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for registered hypnotherapist:
Application and registration ((95.00)) 155.00
Renewal ((130.00)) 80.00
Late renewal penalty ((65.00)) 75.00
Expired registration reissuance ((65.00)) 75.00
Duplicate registration ((15.00)) 30.00
Certification of registration ((15.00)) 30.00
(((5))) (4) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for certified counselor:
Application and certification 110.00
Examination or reexamination 85.00
Renewal 90.00
Late renewal penalty 50.00
Expired credential reissuance 50.00
Duplicate credential 15.00
Certification of credential 15.00
(((6))) (5) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for certified adviser:
Application and certification 80.00
Examination or reexamination 85.00
Renewal 65.00
Late renewal penalty 50.00
Expired credential reissuance 50.00
Duplicate credential 15.00
Certification of credential 15.00
(((7))) (6) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for registered agency affiliated counselor:
Application and registration 50.00
Renewal 40.00
Late renewal penalty 40.00
Expired registration reissuance 40.00
Duplicate registration 15.00
Certification of registration 15.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.19.050 and chapter 18.19 RCW. 09-15-041, 246-810-990, filed 7/8/09, effective 7/8/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250 and 2008 c 329. 08-16-008, 246-810-990, filed 7/24/08, effective 7/25/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.19.050. 06-08-106, 246-810-990, filed 4/5/06, effective 5/6/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-810-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 99-08-101, 246-810-990, filed 4/6/99, effective 7/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-810-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.19.050(1). 97-17-113, 246-810-990, filed 8/20/97, effective 9/20/97. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.19 RCW. 96-08-069, 246-810-990, filed 4/3/96, effective 5/4/96. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 93-14-011, 246-810-990, filed 6/24/93, effective 7/25/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as 246-810-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 90-18-039 (Order 084), 308-190-010, filed 8/29/90, effective 9/29/90; 90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-190-010, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 87-18-033 (Order PM 669), 308-190-010, filed 8/27/87.]

OTS-4076.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-012, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 246-822-990   Dietitian and nutritionist fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Certificates must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:


Title Fee
Application $((75.00)) 100.00
Renewal ((45.00)) 70.00
Late renewal penalty ((45.00)) 50.00
Expired certificate reissuance ((45.00)) 50.00
Duplicate certificate ((15.00)) 30.00
Certification of certificate ((25.00)) 30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-822-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 99-08-101, 246-822-990, filed 4/6/99, effective 7/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-822-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 91-13-002 (Order 173), 246-822-990, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as 246-822-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-177-110, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.138.070. 89-17-071, 308-177-110, filed 8/16/89, effective 9/16/89; 89-03-035 (Order PM 814), 308-177-110, filed 1/11/89.]

OTS-4077.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-15-014, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08)

WAC 246-826-990   Health care assistant fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Certificates must be renewed every two years as provided in WAC 246-826-050 and chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) If a health care assistant who holds a current active credential leaves employment with a facility or practitioner and returns to employment with a facility or practitioner that previously employed the health care assistant, and more than two years has passed since that health care assistant's employment with the previous facility or practitioner ended, the health care assistant must complete a new credential application and pay the application fee. However, that health care assistant is not required to pay the late renewal penalty and the expired credential reissuance fee.

(3) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:


Title of Fee Fee
Initial certification $((105.00)) 113.00
Renewal ((105.00)) 113.00
Expired credential reissuance ((52.50))

55.00

Recertification ((100.00)) 108.00
Late renewal penalty ((52.50))

55.00

Duplicate certificate ((15.00))

30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. 08-15-014, 246-826-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.135.030. 07-20-100, 246-826-990, filed 10/2/07, effective 11/2/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-826-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and 18.135.030. 03-24-071, 246-826-990, filed 12/1/03, effective 3/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-826-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 91-13-002 (Order 173), 246-826-990, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-02-049 (Order 121), recodified as 246-826-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-175-140, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.135.030. 87-23-022 (Order PM 689), 308-175-140, filed 11/12/87.]

OTS-4078.4


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 10-15-093, filed 7/20/10, effective 7/26/10)

WAC 246-828-990   Hearing instrument fitter/dispenser, audiologist, speech language pathologist, and ((speech-language)) speech language pathology assistant fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Credentials must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) Practitioners must pay the following nonrefundable fees:


Audiologist((/Speech-Language)) or Speech Language Pathologist
Fee Type: Fee
Interim permit
Application $((125.00)) 165.00
Permit ((100.00)) 140.00
Initial license
Application ((125.00)) 165.00
License ((100.00)) 140.00
Renewal ((200.00)) 110.00
Inactive license ((75.00)) 60.00
Late renewal penalty ((100.00)) 90.00
Expired license reissuance ((100.00)) 140.00
Expired inactive license reissuance ((50.00)) 90.00
Certification of license ((verification 15.00)) 30.00
Duplicate license ((15.00)) 30.00

Hearing Instrument Fitter/Dispenser
Fee Type: Fee
License application $((125.00)) 165.00
Initial license ((100.00)) 140.00
Renewal ((200.00)) 110.00
Inactive license ((75.00)) 56.00
Late renewal penalty ((100.00)) 90.00
Expired license reissuance ((100.00)) 136.00
Expired inactive license reissuance ((50.00)) 86.00
Certification of license ((verification 15.00)) 30.00
Duplicate license ((15.00)) 30.00

((Speech-Language)) Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Fee Type: Fee
Application $125.00
Renewal 70.00
Inactive credential 50.00
Late renewal penalty 50.00
Expired credential reissuance 50.00
Expired inactive credential reissuance 50.00
Certification of credential ((verification)) 15.00
Duplicate credential 15.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.35.161, 43.70.250. 10-15-093, 246-828-990, filed 7/20/10, effective 7/26/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. 08-15-014, 246-828-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-828-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.35.161. 04-02-068, 246-828-990, filed 1/7/04, effective 2/7/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-828-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.35.090 and 43.70.250. 97-04-043, 246-828-990, filed 1/31/97, effective 1/31/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.35.161 (1) and (3). 95-19-017, 246-828-990, filed 9/7/95, effective 10/8/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 94-08-038, 246-828-990, filed 3/31/94, effective 5/1/94; 93-14-011, 246-828-990, filed 6/24/93, effective 7/25/93; 91-13-002 (Order 173), 246-828-990, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-11-030 (Order 139), recodified as 246-828-990, filed 5/8/91, effective 6/8/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-50-440, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 87-18-031 (Order PM 667), 308-50-440, filed 8/27/87.]

OTS-4079.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-15-014, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08)

WAC 246-843-990   Nursing home administrator fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:


Title of Fee Fee
Application - Original license $((275.00))

410.00

Administrator-in-training ((150.00))

285.00

Application - Endorsement ((375.00))

510.00

Temporary permit ((190.00))

325.00

Renewal ((360.00))

495.00

Inactive license renewal ((180.00))

315.00

Late renewal penalty ((180.00))

315.00

Expired license reissuance ((147.50))

285.00

Late renewal penalty - inactive ((90.00))

255.00

Expired inactive license reissuance ((55.00))

190.00

Duplicate license ((15.00))

30.00

Certification of license ((15.00))

30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. 08-15-014, 246-843-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-843-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and chapter 18.52 RCW. 99-24-098, 246-843-990, filed 11/30/99, effective 12/31/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-843-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and chapter 18.52 RCW. 94-09-006, 246-843-990, filed 4/11/94, effective 5/12/94. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 93-14-011, 246-843-990, filed 6/24/93, effective 7/25/93; 91-09-051 (Order 154), 246-843-990, filed 4/16/91, effective 5/17/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-06-058 (Order 138), recodified as 246-843-990, filed 3/1/91, effective 4/1/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-54-315, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 87-18-031 (Order PM 667), 308-54-315, filed 8/27/87. Statutory Authority: 1983 c 168 12. 83-17-031 (Order PL 442), 308-54-315, filed 8/10/83. Formerly WAC 308-54-310.]

OTS-4080.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-15-014, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08)

WAC 246-847-990   Occupational therapy fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Licenses must be renewed every two years on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for occupational therapist:

Title of Fee Fee
Application and initial license fee $((160.00)) 175.00
License renewal ((130.00)) 145.00
Limited permit fee ((40.00)) 55.00
Late renewal fee ((65.00)) 80.00
Expired license reissuance ((65.00)) 80.00
Inactive license ((10.00)) 15.00
Expired inactive license reissuance ((10.00)) 15.00
Duplicate license ((15.00)) 30.00
Certification of license ((25.00)) 30.00

(3) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for ((ccupational)) occupational therapy assistant:

Title of Fee Fee
Application and initial license fee ((160.00)) 175.00
License renewal ((110.00)) 125.00
Late renewal fee ((55.00)) 70.00
Expired license reissuance ((55.00)) 70.00
Inactive license ((10.00)) 15.00
Expired inactive license reissuance ((10.00)) 15.00
Limited permit fee ((40.00)) 45.00
Duplicate license ((15.00)) 30.00
Certification of license ((25.00)) 30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. 08-15-014, 246-847-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-847-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 99-08-101, 246-847-990, filed 4/6/99, effective 7/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-847-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and chapters 18.57, 18.57A, 18.22 and 18.59 RCW. 94-22-055, 246-847-990, filed 11/1/94, effective 1/1/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 91-13-002 (Order 173), 246-847-990, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-05-030 (Order 135), recodified as 246-847-990, filed 2/12/91, effective 3/15/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-171-310, filed 5/1/87.]

OTS-4081.2


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-012, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 246-850-990   Orthotic and prosthetic fees.   (1) Licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:


Title of Fee Fee
Orthotic application $((250.00)) 395.00
Prosthetic application ((250.00)) 395.00
Orthotic renewal ((150.00)) 190.00
Prosthetic renewal ((150.00)) 190.00
Late renewal penalty fee ((75.00)) 190.00
Expired credential reissuance fee ((75.00)) 190.00
Inactive credential renewal fee ((125.00)) 135.00
Late inactive renewal fee ((62.50)) 135.00
Retired active credential renewal fee ((125.00)) 135.00
Late retired active credential renewal fee ((62.50)) 135.00
Duplicate credential ((or wall certificate 15.00))

30.00

Certification of credential ((25.00))

30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-850-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 03-21-116, 246-850-990, filed 10/20/03, effective 12/31/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.200.050(1). 98-21-086, 246-850-990, filed 10/21/98, effective 11/21/98.]

OTS-4082.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-15-014, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08)

WAC 246-907-030   Pharmaceutical licensing periods and fees -- Fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Pharmacist, pharmacy technician, and pharmacy intern licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) Pharmacy location, controlled substance registration (pharmacy), pharmacy technician utilization, and shopkeepers differential hours licenses will expire on June 1 of each year.

(3) All other licenses, including health care entity licenses, registrations, permits, or certifications will expire on October 1 of each year.

(4) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacy location:


Title of fee Fee
Original pharmacy fee $((365.00)) 370.00
Original pharmacy technician

utilization fee

65.00
Renewal pharmacy fee ((400.00)) 405.00
Renewal pharmacy technician

utilization fee

75.00
Penalty pharmacy fee ((200.00)) 205.00

(5) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for vendor:
Original fee 75.00
Renewal fee 75.00
Penalty fee 50.00

(6) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacist:

Original license fee ((130.00)) 145.00
Renewal fee, active and inactive license ((170.00)) 190.00
Renewal fee, retired license ((20.00)) 25.00
Penalty fee ((85.00)) 100.00
Expired license reissuance (active and inactive) ((85.00)) 90.00
Reciprocity fee ((330.00)) 335.00
Certification of license status to other states ((20.00)) 30.00
Retired license ((20.00)) 25.00
Temporary permit 65.00

(7) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for shopkeeper:
Original fee ((35.00)) 40.00
Renewal fee ((35.00)) 40.00
Penalty fee ((35.00)) 40.00
Shopkeeper - with differential hours:
Original fee 35.00
Renewal fee 35.00
Penalty fee 35.00

(8) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug manufacturer:

Original fee 590.00
Renewal fee 590.00
Penalty fee 295.00

(9) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug wholesaler - Full line:
Original fee 590.00
Renewal fee 590.00
Penalty fee 295.00

(10) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug wholesaler - OTC only:
Original fee 330.00
Renewal fee 330.00
Penalty fee 165.00

(11) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug wholesaler - Export:
Original fee 590.00
Renewal fee 590.00
Penalty 295.00

(12) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for drug wholesaler - Export nonprofit humanitarian organization.

Original fee 25.00
Renewal fee 25.00
Penalty 25.00

(13) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacy technician:
Original fee ((50.00)) 60.00
Renewal fee ((40.00)) 50.00
Penalty fee ((40.00)) 50.00
Expired license reissuance ((40.00)) 50.00

(14) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for pharmacy intern:
Original registration fee ((20.00)) 30.00
Renewal registration fee ((20.00)) 30.00

(15) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for Controlled Substances Act (CSA):
Registrations
Dispensing registration fee (i.e. pharmacies and health care entities)

80.00

Dispensing renewal fee (i.e. pharmacies and health care entities)

65.00

Distributors registration fee (i.e. wholesalers)

115.00

Distributors renewal fee (i.e. wholesalers) 115.00
Manufacturers registration fee 115.00
Manufacturers renewal fee 115.00
Sodium pentobarbital for animal euthanization registration fee 40.00
Sodium pentobarbital for animal euthanization renewal fee

40.00

Other CSA registrations 40.00

(16) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for legend drug sample - Distributor:
Registration fees
Original fee 365.00
Renewal fee 265.00
Penalty fee ((132.50)) 135.00

(17) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for poison manufacturer/seller - License fees:
Original fee 40.00
Renewal fee 40.00

(18) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for facility inspection fee:
200.00

(19) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for precursor control permit:
Original fee 65.00
Renewal fee 65.00

(20) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for license reissue:
Reissue fee ((15.00)) 30.00

(21) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for health care entity:
Original fee 365.00
Renewal 265.00
Penalty ((132.50)) 135.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. 08-15-014, 246-907-030, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-907-030, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 2001 2nd sp.s. c 7 and RCW 18.64.310, 18.64A.010. 01-23-101, 246-907-030, filed 11/21/01, effective 1/21/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040, 42.70.250, and 18.64.310. 01-12-052, 246-907-030, filed 6/1/01, effective 7/2/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 98-10-052, 246-907-030, filed 4/29/98, effective 5/30/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-907-030, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 97-06-019, 246-907-030, filed 2/25/97, effective 3/28/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 94-05-036, 246-907-030, filed 2/8/94, effective 3/11/94; 93-18-015, 246-907-030, filed 8/24/93, effective 9/24/93; 93-05-045 (Order 334), 246-907-030, filed 2/17/93, effective 3/20/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 92-07-099 (Order 256), 246-907-030, filed 3/18/92, effective 4/18/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-19-028 (Order 194), recodified as 246-907-030, filed 9/10/91, effective 10/11/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 91-13-002 (Order 173), 360-18-020, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 89-04-015 (Order 222), 360-18-020, filed 1/23/89; 88-14-042 (Order 216), 360-18-020, filed 6/30/88; 88-07-011 (Order 209), 360-18-020, filed 3/3/88; 87-18-066 (Order 207), 360-18-020, filed 9/2/87. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(4). 85-22-033 (Order 196), 360-18-020, filed 10/31/85; 85-06-010 (Order 193), 360-18-020, filed 2/22/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005. 84-17-142 (Order 189), 360-18-020, filed 8/22/84; 84-04-030 (Order 184), 360-18-020, filed 1/25/84; 83-22-034 (Order 177), 360-18-020, filed 10/26/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 and 18.64A.020. 83-18-021 (Order 175), 360-18-020, filed 8/30/83. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005(12). 82-12-041 (Order 168), 360-18-020, filed 5/28/82. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.64.005 (4) and (11). 80-08-035 (Order 155, Resolution No. 6/80), 360-18-020, filed 6/26/80, effective 9/30/80; 80-05-074 (Order 154, Resolution No. 4/80), 360-18-020, filed 4/28/80.]

OTS-4083.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-15-014, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08)

WAC 246-924-990   Psychology fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:

Title of Fee Fee
Application $((260.00)) 275.00
Renewal ((285.00)) 300.00
Renewal retired active ((100.00)) 105.00
Late renewal penalty ((142.50)) 155.00
Expired license reissuance ((142.50)) 155.00
Duplicate license ((25.00)) 30.00
Certification of license ((25.00)) 30.00
Amendment of certificate of qualification ((30.00)) 35.00
UW ((library)) on-line access fee (HEAL-WA) 25.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. 08-15-014, 246-924-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-924-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 2001 2nd sp.s. c 7 and RCW 18.83.020. 01-23-101, 246-924-990, filed 11/21/01, effective 1/21/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 99-08-101, 246-924-990, filed 4/6/99, effective 7/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-924-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 96-08-006, 246-924-990, filed 3/22/96, effective 4/22/96; 91-13-002 (Order 173), 246-924-990, filed 6/6/91, effective 7/7/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-05-028 (Order 133), recodified as 246-924-990, filed 2/12/91, effective 3/15/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 90-04-094 (Order 029), 308-122-275, filed 2/7/90, effective 3/10/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086. 87-10-028 (Order PM 650), 308-122-275, filed 5/1/87. Statutory Authority: 1983 c 168 12. 83-17-031 (Order PL 442), 308-122-275, filed 8/10/83. Formerly WAC 308-122-460.]

OTS-4084.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-012, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 246-933-590   Humane society and animal care and control agency (entity) fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Registrations must be renewed every year on August 1 as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 3. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The nonrefundable fees are:


Title of Fee Fee
Entity registration $((100.00)) 120.00
Entity renewal ((75.00)) 100.00
Late renewal penalty ((50.00)) 80.00
Expired registration reissuance ((50.00)) 80.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-933-590, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and 18.92.260. 03-10-044, 246-933-590, filed 5/1/03, effective 6/1/03.]

OTS-4085.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-012, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 246-933-990   Veterinarian fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:


Title of Fee Fee
State examination (initial/retake) $((125.00)) 210.00
Initial state license ((115.00)) 160.00
Specialty licensure ((115.00)) 155.00
Impaired veterinarian assessment 10.00
Temporary permit ((200.00)) 235.00
State or specialty license renewal ((120.00)) 175.00
Retired active license and renewal ((55.00)) 85.00
Late renewal penalty (state and specialty license) ((60.00)) 95.00
Expired license reissuance ((60.00)) 90.00
Late renewal penalty (retired active license) ((50.00)) 90.00
Duplicate license ((15.00)) 30.00
Certification of license ((15.00)) 30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-933-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 2001 2nd sp.s. c 7 and RCW 18.92.120. 01-23-101, 246-933-990, filed 11/21/01, effective 1/21/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-933-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 93-14-011, 246-933-990, filed 6/24/93, effective 7/25/93; 93-08-028 (Order 351), 246-933-990, filed 3/30/93, effective 4/30/93; 92-07-036 (Order 252), 246-933-990, filed 3/10/92, effective 4/10/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-02-050 (Order 122), 246-933-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91.]

OTS-4086.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 08-10-095, filed 5/7/08, effective 6/7/08)

WAC 246-935-990   Veterinary technician fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Licenses must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:

Title of Fee Fee
State examination (initial/retake) $((100.00)) 160.00
Initial license ((75.00)) 110.00
Renewal ((65.00)) 75.00
Late renewal penalty ((50.00)) 80.00
Expired license reissuance ((50.00)) 80.00
Duplicate license ((15.00)) 30.00
Certification of license ((15.00)) 30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and 2007 c 235. 08-10-095, 246-935-990, filed 5/7/08, effective 6/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-935-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 2001 2nd sp.s. c 7 and RCW 18.92.125. 01-23-101, 246-935-990, filed 11/21/01, effective 1/21/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-935-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. 93-14-011, 246-935-990, filed 6/24/93, effective 7/25/93; 92-07-036 (Order 252), 246-935-990, filed 3/10/92, effective 4/10/92. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.040. 91-02-050 (Order 122), 246-935-990, filed 12/27/90, effective 1/31/91.]

OTS-4087.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-012, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 246-937-990   Veterinary medication clerk fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Registrations must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged:

Title of Fee Fee
Initial registration $((30.00)) 65.00
Renewal ((30.00)) 55.00
Late renewal penalty ((30.00)) 55.00
Expired registration reissuance ((30.00)) 60.00
Duplicate registration ((15.00)) 30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-937-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 2001 2nd sp.s. c 7 and RCW 18.92.125. 01-23-101, 246-937-990, filed 11/21/01, effective 1/21/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. 98-05-060, 246-937-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: Chapter 34.05 RCW. 94-19-098, 246-937-990, filed 9/21/94, effective 10/22/94.]

OTS-4088.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-12-012, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05)

WAC 246-939-990   Surgical technologists -- Fees and renewal cycle.   (1) Registration must be renewed every year on registrant's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. ((The secretary may require payment of renewal fees less than those established in this section if the current level of fees is likely to result in a surplus of funds. Surplus funds are those in excess of the amount necessary to pay for the costs of administering the program and to maintain a reasonable reserve. Notice of any adjustment in the required payment will be provided to practitioners. The adjustment in the required payment shall remain in place for the duration of a renewal cycle to assure practitioners an equal benefit from the adjustment.))

(2) The following nonrefundable fees will be charged for registration:

Title of Fee Fee
Application for registration $((50.00)) 70.00
Renewal of registration ((125.00)) 65.00
Registration late fee ((62.50)) 60.00
Duplicate registration ((10.00)) 30.00
Expired registration reissuance ((62.50)) 40.00
Certification of registration ((issuance)) ((25.00)) 30.00

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. 05-12-012, 246-939-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.215 RCW. 99-24-097, 246-939-990, filed 11/30/99, effective 12/31/99.]

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