WSR 18-10-103
[Filed May 2, 2018, 10:03 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 246-831 WAC, Certified reflexologists, the department of health (department) is considering amendments to clarify, streamline, and modernize regulations. The department will also consider establishing new sections and repealing sections as needed.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.108.085.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Chapter 246-831 WAC, Certified reflexologists, is being opened for a comprehensive review. The chapter was newly adopted in 2013. RCW 43.70.041 requires the department to review all existing rules every five years to identify ways to clarify or simplify existing rules, and where possible reduce regulatory burdens on regulated individuals and businesses. The chapter is scheduled to start review in 2018; a comprehensive review of these rules is responsive to this legislative directive.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Kris Waidely, P.O. Box 47852, phone 360-236-4847, fax 360-236-2901, TTY 360-833-6388 or 711, email; or Brandon Williams, P.O. Box 47852, phone 360-236-3203, fax 360-236-2901, TTY 360-833-6388 or 711, email
Additional comments: All notices will be sent to the public through the certified reflexologists distribution list. Interested parties can join the distribution list at[subscriber]/new.
April 30, 2018
John Wiesman, DrPH, MPH