WSR 16-12-055
[Filed May 26, 2016, 7:48 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Fire sprinkler system contractors.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.270.900 and 18.160.030.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed rules will provide clean up to the chapter which will include clarification with regard to the penalty levels for individual/contractor violations as well as provide clarification regarding the certification requirements.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of labor and industries and attorney general's office - 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 Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal, Dan Johnson, Fire Protection Bureau, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504-2600,, (360) 596-3913.
May 25, 2016
John R. Batiste