WSR 17-15-080
[Filed July 17, 2017, 7:33 a.m.]
Continuance of WSR 17-13-088.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 17-10-015.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 308-20 WAC, Cosmetology, barber, manicurist, esthetician rules.
Hearing Location(s): Capital Events Center, ESD 113, 6005 Tyee Drive S.W., Tumwater, WA 98512, on August 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: August 29, 2017.
Submit Written Comments to: Cameron Dalmas, Department of Licensing, Cosmetology Program, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507, email, fax (360) 664-2550, by August 27, 2017.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Cameron Dalmas by August 27, 2017, TTY 711 or (360) 664-6643.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed language amends rules for schools to clarify requirements for initial school licensure, facilities, school closure, school catalogs, enrollment contracts, and cancellation and refund policies. The proposed language also updates language by adding the words hair design and master esthetician throughout the chapter to be consistent with chapter 18.16 RCW.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Regulated licensees, including the cosmetology, hair design, barbering, esthetics and manicuring advisory board have requested rule amendments for schools and apprentice salons and to update existing language to make it consistent with RCW.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 18.16.030, 43.24.023.
Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 18.16 RCW.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, cosmetology program, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Susan Colard, Administrator, 6135 Martin Way East, #A, Lacey, WA 98616 [98516], (360) 664-6647.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed rules are exempt under RCW 19.85.025(3) and 34.05.310 (4)(d), this rule clarifies language without changing its effect.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Department of licensing is exempt from this requirement under RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a).
July 17, 2017
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator