WSR 04-01-167

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS


[ Filed December 22, 2003, 3:43 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to chapter 137-28 WAC, Prisons discipline.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 72.09.130, 72.01.090.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Revise serious infractions #606 and 707 to include use of, and trafficking in, tobacco products and paraphernalia.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: The department invites interested parties to review and provide input on the proposed serious infractions. Comments may be sent to John Nispel, Rules Coordinator at the address below.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting John Nispel, Rules Coordinator, Department of Corrections, Rules, Contracts and Public Disclosure, P.O. Box 41114, Olympia, WA 98504-1114, phone (360) 586-2160, fax (360) 664-2009, e-mail jrnispel@doc1.wa.gov.

December 22, 2003

Joseph D. Lehman

Secretary

Legislature Code Reviser 

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office