WSR 10-24-041

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS


[ Filed November 23, 2010, 1:20 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Earned release time for offenders.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 72.09.130 and 72.01.090.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To codify the system for awarding earned release time to offenders in 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: 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, e-mail john.nispel@DOC.wa.gov.

November 23, 2010

Eldon Vail

Secretary

Washington State Code Reviser's Office