DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
(Podiatric Medical Board)
[Filed August 29, 2018, 4:11 p.m., effective September 29, 2018]
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: WAC 246-922-036 Temporary practice permit—
Military spouse eligibility and issuance (podiatric physicians and surgeons), the podiatric medical board (board) adopted a new section of rule that establishes the process and criteria for applicants who are military spouses or state-registered domestic partners of military personnel to obtain temporary practice permits as podiatric physicians. The rule implements chapter 18.340
RCW regarding military spouses who moved to the state of Washington due to the transfer of the military person, and where the applicant must complete specific additional licensing requirements in Washington state.
Citation of Rules Affected by this Order: New WAC 246-922-036.
Other Authority: Chapter 18.340
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 18-05-047 on February 14, 2018.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at the Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: April 12, 2018.
Randy Anderson, DPM
WAC 246-922-036Temporary practice permit—Military spouse eligibility and issuance.
A military spouse or state registered domestic partner of a military person may receive a temporary practice permit while completing any specific additional requirements that are not related to training or practice standards for podiatric physicians and surgeons. The board adopts the procedural rules as adopted by the department of health in WAC 246-12-051.