PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING
[Filed August 1, 2019, 12:23 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Title 98 WAC, Department of licensing (cemetery board) and Title 308 WAC, Department of licensing.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The funeral and cemetery board is promulgating rule making to incorporate ESSB 5001 (passed during the 2019 legislative session). In addition to ESSB 5001 changes, the board is reviewing and considering all funeral and cemetery rules for updates.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of health, vital records section.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department of licensing will do internal review and seek stakeholder input for consideration.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Julie Konnersman, P.O. Box 9020, phone 360-664-1507, fax 360-570-7098, TTY 711, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web site www.dol.wa.gov/business/funeralcemetery.
August 1, 2019