WSR 97-17-058

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL

[Filed August 18, 1997, 8:18 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 446-20-500 Sex and kidnapping offender registration; 446-20-510 History retention; and 446-20-525 Change of address form. Amend these sections to bring them into compliance with the state law, SSB 5621, chapter 113, Laws of 1997, Registration of criminals who have victimized children, dated July 27, 1997.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 4.24.550, 9A.44.130, 9A.44.140, 10.01.200, 43.43.540, 70.48.470, and 72.09.330.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: This amendment will add kidnapping offenses to the sex offender registration as indicated by SSB 5621, chapter 113, Laws of 1997, dated July 27, 1997.

Process for Developing New Rule: In order to ensure rule complies with state law.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ms. Toni Korneder, Washington State Patrol, Identification Section, P.O. Box 42633, Olympia, WA 98504-2633, phone (360) 705-5101, FAX (360) 664-9461.

August 15, 1997

Annette M. Sandberg

Chief

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office