End of COVID-19 Emergency Orders and State of Emergency by October 31

On Sept. 8, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the upcoming rescission of all remaining COVID-19 emergency proclamations and state of emergency by Oct. 31.

Nursing Commission Rules in Progress

Rules are created through a public process involving open public meetings and hearings. While each rule is in various stages of rule writing, you are welcome to comment at any time.

Emergency rulemaking

Rules

Code Reviser (CR) Documents

Washington Administrative Code (WAC)

Last filing date

Basic Caregiver Training Requirement

CR-103 Emergency Rule

WAC 246-840-930
WAC 246-841-405

9/9/2022

Nursing Emergency Rules

CR-103 Emergency Rule

WAC 246-840-365
WAC 246-840-367

9/9/2022

Nursing Assistant Emergency Rules

CR-103 Emergency Rule

WAC 246-841-420, 470, 490, 500, 510, 555

9/9/2022

Current rules in progress

Rules

Code Reviser (CR) Document

Washington Administrative Code (WAC)

NA Rules (Secretary Authority)

CR-101 Preproposal

WAC 246-841-520
WAC 246-841-720

ARNP Scope of Practice

CR-102 Proposal

Amendments to:
WAC 246-840-300
WAC 246-840-700 through 246-840-710

ARNP Opioid Prescribing Rules

CR-101 Preproposal

Amendments to:
WAC 246-840-463
WAC 246-840-4659

ARNP Inactive and Expired Licenses CR-101 Preproposal

Amendments to:
WAC 246-840-365
WAC 246-840-367

Nursing Assistants and NAC Training Program Standards

CR-101 Preproposal

Amendments to:
Chapter 246-841 WAC
Chapter 246-842 WAC

Nursing Temporary Practice Permits

CR-101 Preproposal

Amendments to:
WAC 264-840-095
 

Workshops

  • The workshops are open to the public and will be announced here, as well as through GovDelivery. To get announcements subscribe to GovDelivery.

Rules

Date

Location

Nursing Temporary Practice Permits

9/19/22

Virtual Workshop

Hearings

  • The hearings are open to the public and will be announced here, as well as through GovDelivery. To get announcements subscribe to GovDelivery
  • During the public comment period prior to a rules hearing, you may on a rule set by submitting written comments via the DOH Rules Comment Page
Rules Date Time Location

 

 

 

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Comment on rules

The Nursing Commission values your input and we sincerely encourage you to send us your comments on any rule in progress. You may send your comments to:

Department of Health
Attn: Nursing Commission Rules
P.O. Box 47864
Olympia, WA 98504-7864

E-mail: NCQAC.Rules@doh.wa.gov
Fax: 360-236-4738 (attn: Nursing Rules)
Phone: 360-236-4785

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More agency rule resources

Department of Health Rule Making

State Board of Health Rules

Other Department rules in WAC Title 246

Rule Petition