WSR 16-12-054
[Filed May 26, 2016, 7:44 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Child birth centers.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.46.110.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Updates to chapter 212-44 WAC are necessary to clean up and provide clarification to the existing language to ensure the rules reference and comply with current laws in the state of Washington.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of social and health services and department of health - these organizations also oversee industry standards/certification with regard to fire/life safety and the department will keep them informed throughout the rule-making process.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency review.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Deputy State Fire Marshal, Barbara McMullen or Dermott Murphy, Fire Protection Bureau, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504,, (360) 596-3911.
May 25, 2016
John R. Batiste