PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 139-05-915 Requirements of training for law enforcement and corrections dog handlers and certification of canine teams.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The change is being made to clarify the standards that must be met for a canine team to become certified.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sharon M. Tolton, Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148-2055, phone (206) 835-7345, fax (206) 439-3860. Stakeholders were contacted by e-mail to advise of the intended rule amendments. Proposal also listed on the agency website.
February 11, 2004
Sharon M. Tolton