WSR 17-05-087
(Board of Boiler Rules)
[Filed February 14, 2017, 10:40 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Fee increase to boiler rules, WAC 296-104-700 What are the inspection feesExamination feesCertificate feesExpenses?
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 70.79 RCW, Boilers and unfired pressure vessels.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The board of boiler rules is planning to increase fees by the fiscal-growth factor of 4.16 percent for fiscal year 2018 (office of financial management's maximum allowable fiscal growth rate). The boiler 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: There are no other federal and/or state agencies regulating this subject that required coordination of the rules.
Process for Developing New Rule: Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rules and formulation of the proposed rules before publication by contacting the individual listed below. The public can also participate, after amendments are proposed by providing written comments and/or testimony during the public hearing and comment process.
For more information on this rule making, visit the department of labor and industries (L&I) web site at or interested parties can sign up for email updates at
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Alicia Curry, Management Analyst, L&I, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone (360) 902-6244, fax (360) 902-5292, email
February 14, 2017
Terry Chapin, Chair
Board of Boiler Rules