WSR 15-13-099
[Filed June 16, 2015, 8:23 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 296-400A WAC, Plumber certification rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 18.106 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of this rule making is to review the plumber certification rules for housekeeping changes in order to further clarify the rules. The plumber certification rules are reviewed on a regular basis to: Ensure the rules are consistent with the national consensus standards, industry practice, and to clarify the rules.
Possible changes under consideration include:
Amending the rule to be consistent with the plumber law (chapter 18.106 RCW);
Displaying valid plumber certificate of competency; and
General housekeeping changes.
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 state advisory board of plumbers will be utilized to develop these rules. Other interested parties may participate in the decision to adopt the new rules and formulation of the rules before publication by contacting the individual below. The public may also participate, after amendments are proposed by providing written comments and/or testimony during the public hearing and comment period.
For more information on this rule making, visit labor and industries' laws and rules web site at or contact the individual below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Beverly Clark, Department of Labor and Industries, Fraud Prevention and Labor Standards Division, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone (360) 902-6272, fax (360) 902-5292, e-mail
June 16, 2015
Joel Sacks