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Significant legislative rule-making process

CR-101 – Statement of Inquiry (Rules under development/examination – stakeholder workshops)

CR-102 – Notice of Proposed Rule Making (Approved rule language, official public comment period and notice of rules hearing.)

CR-103 – Rule making Order (Notice of adopted rules or notice of emergency rule adoption)

CR-105 – Expedited Rule Making due to the limited scope of a CR-105, there is no public hearing. A person may object to the use of the expedited rulemaking process within 45 days after the notice of proposed rulemaking is filed.

Inquiry Phase (CR-101)

Medication Assistance

WSR 22-02-015 (PDF)

Accessible Labeling Standards (Refiled June 12, 2023)

WSR 23-13-035 (PDF)

Access to Drugs

WSR 23-01-111 (PDF)

Suspicious Orders and Zero Reports

WSR 23-10-012 (PDF)

Mobile Opioid Treatment Program Units 

WSR 23-18-046 (PDF)

Transfer Practices (Brown and White Bagging)

WSR 23-20-115 (PDF)

Dialysate and Dialysis Device Manufacturers and Wholesalers

WSR 23-21-010 (PDF)

Prescription Transfer Requirement

WSR 23-23-051 (PDF)

Pharmacy Intern Registration

WSR 24-07-105 (PDF)

Rule Proposed - Pending public rules hearing (CR-102)

Wildlife Capture Drug Classification

WSR 24-07-066 (PDF)

Removing Fenfluramine from Schedule IV Substance List

WSR 24-07-067 (PDF)

Expedited Rule – (CR-105)

Incorporations by Reference in chapter 246-945 WAC

WSR 24-11-152 (PDF)

Recently Adopted Rules (CR-103)

Chapter 246-945 WAC Technical Updates

WSR 24-11-060 (PDF)

USP <795> and <797> Incorporation

WSR 24-09-051 (PDF)

Title 21 C.F.R. Incorporation in WA 246-945-040

WSR 24-01-102 (PDF)

Medication Assistance Emergency Rules

WSR 24-06-047 (PDF)

Naloxone as OTC Emergency Rules

WSR 24-09-013 (PDF)

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