WSR 10-15-007

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

MILITARY DEPARTMENT


[ Filed July 8, 2010, 7:36 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Revisions to chapter 118-66 WAC, Enhanced 9-1-1 funding.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 38.52.540 and 38.52.545.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: SSB 6846 - C19 L10 E1 modified the enhanced 911 excise taxes for both the counties and the state and revised the provisions for state support to counties, the object of chapter 118-66 WAC.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making; and most of the interested and impacted parties are represented in the enhanced 911 advisory committee who has been holding collaborative meetings to discuss possible changes to the WAC provisions and is making recommendations to the military department.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication. The changes will be discussed at the meetings of the enhanced 911 advisory committee and public hearing(s) will be held for further input. A list of interested parties is maintained by the E911 program and notification of meetings and hearings will be sent to that list in addition to the advisory committee members and county 911 coordinators.

To be added to the list of interested parties or for more information, please contact Robert Oenning, Building 20B, Camp Murray, WA 98430, phone (253) 512-7011, fax (253) 512-7202, e-mail b.oenning@emd.wa.gov.

July 8, 2010

Robert G. Oenning

Enhanced 911 Administrator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office