PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Updating and simplifying agency's public disclosure process, currently located within chapter 437-06 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 9.94A.850, commission's rule-making authority under chapter 34.05 RCW.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Current rules refer to nonexistent statutes, new rules will revise, update and simplify the agency's public disclosure process.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency initiated rule.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Jennifer Jones, Rules Coordinator, Sentencing Guidelines Commission, P.O. Box 40927, Olympia, WA 98504-0927, phone (360) 407-1050, fax (360) 407-1043.
June 29, 2009