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WAC 246-935-145 through WAC 246-935-255 and WAC 246-935-060 Veterinary Board of Governors Repealing Sections
SB 6745 passed in 2010 legislature eliminated the practical experience pathway for Veterinary Technicians effective July 1, 2015. After July 1, 2015, a veterinary technician applicant must complete a formal education program for animal or veterinary technology approve by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Judy L Haenke Add Comment 4/6/2015 No Comments
WAC 246-817-360 Dental Quality Assurance Commission(DQAC) prescribing, dispensing, or distributing drugs
DQAC proposes repealing the rule as it is duplicative in the intent of the statute RCW 18.32.020 and unnecessary.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Jennifer D Santiago Add Comment 4/17/2015 No Comments
WAC 246-282-990 (5) Sanitary Control of Shellfish--Fees Commercial Geoduck Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Testing
Proposal equitably assesses the cost of commercial geoduck Paralytic Shellfish Poison (PSP) testing.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Rick F Porso Add Comment 4/21/2015 No Comments
Chapter 246-320 WAC Hospital Licensing Regulations (Construciton Standards Only)
Significant Legislative Analysis and Attachement A
HSQA - COMM. HLTH SYST. John L Williams Add Comment 5/7/2015 No Comments
Chapter 246-320 WAC Hospital Licensing Regulations (Construction Standards Only)
Attachment to Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - COMM. HLTH SYST. John L Williams Add Comment 5/7/2015 No Comments
Chapter 246-320 WAC Hospital Licensing Regulations (Construction Standards Only)
Proposes to align the hospital licensing construction regulations of Chapter 246-320 WAC with current federal and national construction standards to comply with RCW 70.41.030.
HSQA - COMM. HLTH SYST. John L Williams Add Comment 5/7/2015 No Comments
WAC 246-817-230 Dentist retired active status
Proposed rule creates a retired active licesnse to allow a dentist to provide dental services in emergent or intermittent circumstances for no compensation. The secretary of health is proposing a retired status fee under separate rule making.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Jennifer D Santiago Add Comment 4/17/2015 No Comments


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