WSR 15-21-021
[Filed October 12, 2015, 4:04 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making:
WAC 308-408-010, 308-408A-010, 308-408A-040, 308-408A-100, 308-408A-105, 308-408B-010, 308-408B-030, 308-408B-040, 308-408B-060, 308-408B-070, 308-408B-080, 308-408B-090, 308-408B-110, 308-408B-120, 308-408B-130, 308-408C-070, 308-408C-080, 308-408C-090, 308-408C-100, 308-408C-110, 308-408C-120, 308-408C-130, 308-408C-140, 308-408C-150 and 308-408C-180, home inspectors words and terms, exams, licensing, education, and standards of practice.
New WAC on safety under standards of practice, WAC 308-408C-XXX.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.280.050.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Change existing rules that are dated to clarify and ensure applicants and licensees are aware of the current education and licensing requirements and standards of practice. New safety rules in standards of practice needed to protect the consumer and licensees.
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 director must have the advice and approval of the home inspector board to create or modify rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Karen Jarvis, Program Manager, P.O. Box 2445, Olympia, WA 98507, phone (360) 664-6483, fax (360) 586-0998, e-mail
October 12, 2015
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator