PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 170-296A-2950 regarding carbon monoxide detectors.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.215.060, 43.215.200, chapter 43.215 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department of early learning (DEL) is considering possible revisions based upon review of related statutes and agency regulations.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: As appropriate, DEL plans to coordinate rule making with or seek input on the draft rules from the following agencies: Washington state building code council; Washington state department of health; other agencies as appropriate.
Process for Developing New Rule: At a future date, DEL will file proposed rules, schedule a public hearing or hearings, and accept written comments before adopting final rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. Anyone interested in these rules may send comments or join a mailing list to receive notices, draft and proposed materials by contacting the DEL rules coordinator, e-mail Rules@del.wa.gov, fax (360) 725-3482, or mail to P.O. Box 40970, Olympia, WA 98504-0970.
December 17, 2012
Senior Assistant Director
(for the DEL rules coordinator)