Wash. Admin. Code § 296-200A-041 - When will the department deny an application for registration, renewal or reinstatement?

The department shall deny an application for registration, renewal or reinstatement if:

(1) The applicant does not submit the required documents on the forms required by the department.
(2) If the documents are false or incomplete.
(3) The documents do not have the legal name of the contractor as documented on official governmental issued photo identification.
(4) The applicant is under 18 years old at the time of application.
(5) The applicant does not have a valid unified business identifier number, if required by the department of revenue.
(6) The applicant has been previously performing work subject to this chapter as a sole proprietor, partnership, corporation, or other entity and the department has notice that the applicant has an unsatisfied final judgment against him or her in an action based on this chapter or the applicant owes the department money for penalties assessed or fees due under this chapter as a result of a final judgment.
(7) The applicant was an owner, principal, or officer of a partnership, corporation, or other entity that either has an unsatisfied final judgment against it in an action that was incurred for work performed subject to this chapter or owes the department money for penalties assessed or fees due under this chapter as a result of a final judgment.
(8) The applicant is a successor to an entity with an unsatisfied final judgment against it in an action that was incurred for work performed subject to chapter 18.27 RCW or owes the department money for penalties assessed or fees due under chapter 18.27 RCW as a result of a final judgment, unless the applicant demonstrates by a preponderance of the evidence that the applicant did not know of the unsatisfied final judgment, by having exercised due diligence and timely verifying with the department that the other contractor was in good standing, then the department may grant the application for registration under RCW 18.27.030.
(9) The applicant has not complied with a department of social and health services - support enforcement division support enforcement order.

Notes

Wash. Admin. Code § 296-200A-041
Amended by WSR 23-17-145, Filed 8/22/2023, effective 8/22/2023

Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.27 RCW and 2008 c 120. 09-10-079, § 296-200A-041, filed 5/5/09, effective 6/5/09.

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