WSR 16-14-087
[Filed July 5, 2016, 9:27 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 296-46B WAC, Electrical safety standards, administration, and installation.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 19.28 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The electrical program is proposing to increase the fees in chapter 296-46B WAC by the fiscal-growth factor of 4.32 percent for fiscal year 2017 (OFM's maximum allowable fiscal growth rate). The program's budget and projected revenue indicate a fee increase is necessary to cover the program's operating expenses.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Parties interested in these rules may contact the individual listed below. The public may also participate by commenting after amendments are proposed by providing written comments and/or testimony during the public hearing and comment process.
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Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sally Elliott, Field Services Operations Manager, Department of Labor and Industries, Specialty Compliance Services Division, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone (360) 902-6411, fax (360) 902-5292, e-mail
July 5, 2016
E. LaPalm
for Joel Sacks