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WAC 246-828-990 Hearing Aid Specialist, Audiologist, Speech-Language Pathologist, and Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Fees and Renewal Cycle
Proposes a reduction in fees and renewal cycle.
HSQA - ASST. SECRETARY OFFICE Sherry A Thomas Add Comment 2/8/2016 2 Comments
WAC 246-887-040 Designation of nonnarcotic stimulant drugs for purposes of RCW 69.50.402 91)(c) and WAC 246-887-045 Prescribing, dispensing, or administering of Schedule II non narcotic stimulants.
CR102 Form Proposing to add Lisdexamfetamine also known as the brand name Vyvanse to the list of Schedule II nonnarcotic stimulants for purposes of RCW 69.50.402 (1)(c).
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Doreen E Beebe Add Comment 2/29/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-887-040 Designation of nonnarcotic stimulant drugs for purposes of RCW 69.50.402 91)(c) and WAC 246-887-045 Prescribing, dispensing, or administering of Schedule II non narcotic stimulants.
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Doreen E Beebe Add Comment 2/29/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-887-040 Designation of nonnarcotic stimulant drugs for purposes of RCW 69.50.402(1)(c) and WAC 246-887-045 Prescribing, dispensing, or administering of Schedule II nonnarcotic stimulants.
OTS -7390.1 Rule Language
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Doreen E Beebe Add Comment 2/29/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-290-460 Fluoridation of Drinking Water
Adds the new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommendation for an optimal fluoride level of 0.7 milligrams per liter (mg/L) for Group A Public Water Systems that choose to fluoridate.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Theresa M Phillips Add Comment 2/23/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-290-460 Fluoridation of Drinking Water
Preliminary Significant Legislative Analysis
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Theresa M Phillips Add Comment 2/23/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-296 WAC Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program
Proposal sets specific requirements for awarding infrastructure loans to eligible water systems due to an emergency event.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Theresa M Phillips Add Comment 2/23/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-296 WAC Drinking Water State Revolving Fund Loan Program
Significant Legislative Analysis
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Theresa M Phillips Add Comment 2/23/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-933-460 Organizations, institutions or individuals approved by the Veterinary Board to provide continuing education courses. This is to include Registry of Alternative and Integrative Veterinary Medical Education (RAIVE)
Proposes to amend existing rules to add RAIVE in the list of approved continuing education courses.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Loralei M Walker Add Comment 2/23/2016 4 Comments
WAC 246-933-200 Veterinarian-Client Patient Relationship required.
The proposed new rule defines the elements of a Veterinarian Client-Patient relationship (VCPR) which is the basis for interaction between Veterinarians and their clients and animal patients.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Loralei M Walker Add Comment 2/29/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-933-200 Veterinarian-Client Patient Relationship required.
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Loralei M Walker Add Comment 2/29/2016 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 - ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY Laura W Johnson Add Comment 3/8/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-916-020 Approved educational programs for athletic trainers.
Proposes amendments that allow graduates of accredited athletic training programs outside of the United States to meet licensure requirements.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Janette M Benham Add Comment 3/15/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-916-020 Approved educational programs for athletic trainers.
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Janette M Benham Add Comment 3/15/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-470 WAC- Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)
Proposing chapter updates and revising the chapter to add tribal officials to the list of appropriate law enforcement or prosecutors who can access the PMP for bona fide specific investigations per HB 1637.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Gary J Garrety Add Comment 3/9/2016 No Comments
Chapter 246-470 WAC- Prescription Monitoring Program (PMP)
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Gary J Garrety Add Comment 3/9/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-916-060 Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Proposal establishes continuing education hours and acceptable categories of continuing education.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Janette M Benham Add Comment 3/15/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-916-060 Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
Significant Legislative Analysis
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Janette M Benham Add Comment 3/15/2016 No Comments
WAC 246-836-510 Board of Naturopathy Sexual Misconduct
Proposed rule clarifies what acts of sexual misconduct that are forcible or nonconsensual and do not involve a patient, client, or key party are within the definition of sexual misconduct.
HSQA - HLTH PROF & FACILITIES Susan M Gragg Add Comment 3/25/2016 No Comments


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