Electrical BoardAdvisory Committee or Board Meeting
Penguin Union Building – Room 258A-C
1933 Ft Vancouver Way
Vancouver, WA 98663
Or call in (audio only)
Phone Conference ID: 247 772 141#
Rules are required to implement Substitute Senate Bill 6126 (SSB 6126), Chapter 249, Laws of 2018. SSB 6126 enacted apprenticeship requirements for journey level electrician examination candidates that take effect July 1, 2023. SSB 6126 gives L&I the authority, until July 1, 2025, to permit applicants that have obtained experience and training equivalent to a journey level apprenticeship program to take the examination, if the applicant has “good cause” for not completing the minimum hours of work applicable on July 1, 2023 (RCW 19.28.195). This rulemaking considers amendments to the journey level electrician examination qualifications under WAC 296-46B-945. The amendments under consideration provide for exceptions to electrician registered apprenticeship completion for “good cause”, until July 1, 2025. This rulemaking also considers updates and housekeeping amendments.
An update on the status of this rulemaking will be provided during this quarterly Electrical Board meeting. The rulemaking preproposal filed on August 2, 2022, can be found here.
You can find information about the Electrical Board here.
Please contact the Electrical Program to confirm the date, time, and location of any specific meeting. You can reach Electrical Program staff by email at Beth.Rivera@Lni.wa.gov or by calling 360-902-5259.
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