WSR 06-15-109

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS


[ Filed July 18, 2006, 10:37 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Add new chapter 137-24 WAC, Special drug sentencing alternative revocation hearings.

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: Clarify the processes for drug offender sentencing alternatives (DOSA) hearings.

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, Contracts and Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 41114, Olympia, WA 98504-1114, phone (360) 725-8365, fax (360) 664-2009.

July 18, 2006

Melanie Roberts

for Harold W. Clarke

Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office