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Chapter 246-826 WAC Health Care Assistants
In support of ESSB 6237, the department is proposing repealing chapter 246-826 WAC Health Care Assistants, without the statute, the health care assistants profession rules are not enforceable and chapter 246-826 WAC must be repealed.
HSQA - HEALTH PROFESSIONS Davis B Hylkema Add Comment 11/22/2021 No Comments
Chapter 246-15 WAC Whistleblower Complaints in Health Care Settings
The department is proposing amendments to sections of this chapter to implement chapter 62, Laws of 2019 amending RCW 43.7.075.
HSQA - INVESTIGATIVE AND LEGAL SERVICES Marlee B O'neill Add Comment 10/25/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-247-001, 246-247-002, 246-247-010, 246-247-075, 246-247-080, and 246-247-100, Radiation protection - Air emissions.
The proposal updates chapter sections that reference the Code of Federal Regulations most recent publication date and amends chapter sections that reference state statutory references from Title 70 Revised Code of Washington (RCW) to the newly codified Title 70A RCW per Substitute House Bill (SHB) 2246, Chapter 20, Laws of 2020.
EPH - ASSISTANT SECRETARY Theresa M Phillips Add Comment 10/26/2021 No Comments
WAC 246-840-010, 246-840-840, and 246-840-850 Nursing Technicians
Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission is proposing amendments to nursing technician rules to provide practical opportunities to licensed practical nursing (LPN) students.
NCQAC - NURS CARE QUALITY COM Jessilyn M Dagum Add Comment 10/29/2021 2 Comments
WAC 246-840-010, 246-840-840, and 246-840-850 Nursing Technicians
Significant Legislative Analysis
NCQAC - NURS CARE QUALITY COM Jessilyn M Dagum Add Comment 10/29/2021 No Comments
Chapter 246-100 WAC, Communicable and Certain Other Diseases.
The State Board of Health proposes amending this chapter to implement changes made by Engross Substitute House Bill (ESHB) 1551 (chapter 76, Laws of 2020) as it relates to HIV/AIDS. The Board is also proposing other technical or editorial changes as needed.
SBOH - STATE BRD OF HEALTH Kaitlyn N Donahoe Add Comment 10/28/2021 1 Comment
Chapter 246-100 WAC, Communicable and Certain Other Diseases.
Significant Legislative Analysis
SBOH - STATE BRD OF HEALTH Kaitlyn N Donahoe Add Comment 10/28/2021 No Comments


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