WSR 14-03-051
[Filed January 10, 2014, 12:17 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 308-408-010, 308-408A-020, 308-408B-040, 308-408C-020(13), 308-408C-050(5), involving field training, continuing education, marketing materials, and energy efficiency.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.280.060, the law relating to licensing of home inspectors.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These amendment[s] are needed to:
Clarify existing rules to assist licensees with regards to field training.
Clarify existing rules regarding marketing materials.
Clarify continuing education clock hour requirements, and to adding energy efficiency items.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The home inspector board uses subcommittee to solicit stakeholder input, as the director must have the advice and approval of the home inspector licensing advisory board to create rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Rhonda Myers, P.O. Box 9021, Olympia, WA 98507-9021, phone (360) 664-6497, fax (360) 586-0998.
January 10, 2014
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator