WSR 05-08-143

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS


[ Filed April 6, 2005, 11:16 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Reimbursement of criminal justice costs of local jurisdictions impacted by the Department of Corrections institution.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 72.72.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To permanently adopt revised reimbursement rates for criminal justice costs incurred by local jurisdictions due to the placement of institutions in their community.

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 rules. Comments may be sent to John Nispel, rules coordinator at the address shown 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.

April 6, 2005

Patria N. Robinson-Martin

Chief of Staff

for Harold W. Clarke

Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office