WSR 17-17-151
[Filed August 23, 2017, 8:04 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 308-408C-020 EthicsStatement of purpose.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.280.050 and 18.280.060.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is considering amending WAC 308-408C-020 to:
Clarify disclosure requirements when any relationship or other conflict of interest exists between the home inspector and other parties to the transaction; and
Renumber the affected section.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Department staff will discuss any proposed amendments with affected stakeholders. Affected stakeholders will also have an opportunity to submit written comments on the proposed rule during the public comment period and will be able to present oral testimony at the public hearing.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Lynn Briscoe, Department of Licensing, Real Estate and Home Inspector Programs Manager, P.O. Box 48053, Olympia, WA 98502, phone 360-664-1399, fax 360-902-3802, TTY 711, email, web site
August 23, 2017
Damon Monroe
Agency Rules Coordinator