WSR 18-10-086
[Filed May 1, 2018, 12:08 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 308-20 WAC, Cosmetology, barber, manicurist, esthetician rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.16.030, 43.24.023.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: E2SHB 1439 was passed during the 2018 legislative session giving the department authority to:
Establish and administer a trust recovery trust fund no later than January 2019 to provide relief to students in the event of a school closure.
Adopt a schedule for collecting fees to reach the amount determined within five years from the effective date of the act.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The department will collaborate with the workforce training board and Washington student achievement council.
Process for Developing New Rule: Direct notice will be made to stakeholder and all active licensees under chapter 18.16 RCW. Details will be posted our web site and distributed through the cosmetology listserv. To receive information by email, please sign up on the cosmetology listserv at
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Cameron Dalmas, P.O. Box 9026, Olympia, WA 98507, phone 360-664-6643, fax 360-664-2550, TTY 711, email, web site
May 1, 2018
Damon Monroe
Rules Coordinator