PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Implementation of rule to establish a process for regulating bail bond recovery agents. The rule may include processes for training, examination, fees, and fingerprinting and firearms certification procedures.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 18.185 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Chapter 18.185 RCW was amended in the 2004 legislative session. The rule must be revised to reflect the new legislative requirements for regulating bail bond recovery agents.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and stakeholder participation.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mary Haglund, Department of Licensing, P.O. Box 9649, Olympia, WA 98506-9649, phone (360) 664-6624, fax (360) 570-7888.
April 1, 2004