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Rule Updates

Rules Under Development

General reporting rules, classifications, audit and recordkeeping, rates and rating system for Washington workers' compensation insurance

Chapter 296-17, WAC

2015 Classifications Updates (Chapters 296-17, WAC 296-17A WAC)

The Department adopting rules that amend the following four specific areas:

  • Rules applicable to the classification and reporting of professional sports teams (WAC 296-17-35203(1), 296-17A-6706, 296-17A-6707, 296-17A-6809, and 296-17A-7102);
  • Rules applicable to the classification of employers operating spas (WAC 296-17A-6109, 296-17A-6204, and 296-17A-6501);
  • Rules applicable to the classification of reforestation employment (WAC 296-17A-1007, 296-17A-5004, and 296-17A-5006); and
  • Rules applicable to the classification of farming operations (WAC 296-17A-4802 through 296-17A-4813).


PDF: Adoption (Rule-Making Order CR-103)

PDF: Adopted Rule Language


Public Hearing


Comments Due


PDF: Proposed Rulemaking (CR 102)

PDF: Proposed Rule Language


PDF: Preproposal (CR-101)

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