Board Rule-Making 2014: Investigation Process

Board Rule-Making

After holding a public rule-making hearing on October 24, 2014, the Board amended the following rule:

  •  4-30-140 What are the authority, structure, and processes for investigations and sanctions?

The Board amended this rule:

  • To expand authority, structure, and processes for investigations and sanctions to include the determination of a case, the detailed process of an investigation, and guidelines used for sanctioning.
  • To incorporate the provisions of the Board Policy 2004-1.

Where may I find the changes to WAC 4-30-140?
The Board’s Rule Making Order (CR-103) with text of the amended rule is available from the Washington State Register  beginning November 14, 2014 (WSR 14-22-034). Or, you may request a copy from Board staff.

When will the changes to WAC 4-30-140 take effect?
The changes will take effect November 29, 2014.