WSR 15-15-127
[Filed July 17, 2015, 6:32 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 15-12-049.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Emergency communications database.
Hearing Location(s): General Administration Building, 210 11th Avenue S.W., Room G-3, Olympia, WA 98504, on August 26, 2015, at 10:30 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: August 27, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: Meagan Renick, Washington State Patrol, Communications Division, P.O. Box 42621, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail, fax (360) 704-2287, by August 21, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Melissa Van Gorkom by August 14, 2015, (360) 596-4017.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: With the passage of ESSB 5158 there is a need to adopt rules to provide clarification regarding timelines and formatting for reporting to the patrol.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Provides clarifying language to the statute for implementation of the emergency communications database.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: Section 1, chapter 190, Laws of 2015.
Statute Being Implemented: Section 1, chapter 190, Laws of 2015.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state patrol, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Meagan Renick, P.O. Box 42621, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 704-2283; Implementation and Enforcement: Washington State Patrol, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 596-4000.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. There are no new impacts on businesses.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not a significant rule as defined in RCW 34.05.328 (5)(c)(iii).
July 13, 2015
John R. Batiste
Chapter  446-90  WAC
WAC 446-90-010 Wireless telecommunication provider emergency contact information.
(1) For the purpose of RCW 80.36.XXX (section 1, chapter 190, Laws of 2015) the following definitions will apply:
(a) "Emergency contact information" means a phone number at which an employee of a wireless telecommunications provider registered to do business in the state of Washington or a reseller of wireless telecommunications services is available twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week to provide information in its possession concerning the current or most recent location of a telecommunications device and call information of a user of the device when requested by law enforcement.
(b) "Immediately" means that updates must be provided to the Washington state patrol district 1 communications (Tacoma) within one hour of any contact information change.
(2) Emergency contact information required under RCW 80.36.XXX (section 1, chapter 190, Laws of 2015) must be provided to the Washington state patrol via e-mail to:
WAC 446-90-020 Address confidentiality program name information.
The secretary of state will provide an updated PDF format list of names to the Washington state patrol on a daily basis, during normal office hours. The list will distinguish between those participants requesting disclosure and those who request nondisclosure to a law enforcement agency of the location of a telecommunications device and call information of the user as prescribed in RCW 40.24.070 by the addition of one column which will indicate a Y for disclosure or an N for nondisclosure.