WSR 17-16-135
[Filed August 1, 2017, 9:29 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 296-05 WAC, Apprenticeship rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 49.04 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The apprenticeship system in Washington state is authorized under the federal system of apprenticeship, specifically 29 C.F.R. Part[s] 29 and 30. The purpose of this rule making is to review the apprenticeship rules for changes in order to further clarify and reorganize the rules for ease of use by regulated parties.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The United States Department of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship, Employer and Labor Services, which has federal apprenticeship oversight responsibility, will be provided a copy of the proposed rules.
Process for Developing New Rule: The Washington state apprenticeship and training council will be utilized to develop these rules. Other interested parties may participate in the decision to adopt the new rules and formulation of the rules before publication by contacting the individual below. The public may also participate, after amendments are proposed by providing written comments and/or testimony during the public hearing and comment period.
For more information on this rule making, visit the department of labor and industries (L&I) laws and rules web site at or contact the individual below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Beverly Clark, L&I, Fraud Prevention and Labor Standards Division, P.O. Box 44400, Olympia, WA 98504-4400, phone (360) 902-6272, fax (360) 902-5292, email
August 1, 2017
Joel Sacks