PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES
[Filed July 26, 2019, 11:18 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Juvenile rehabilitation.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 72.05.405
; chapter 72.05
RCW; chapter 468, Laws of 2019.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Section 2 of SSB 5815 (concerning individuals placed in minimum security status by the department of children, youth, and families (DCYF)), effective July 28, 2019, amends RCW 72.05.405
: (1) To provide that the unlawful use or possession of a controlled substance or an alcoholic beverage while in a community facility are excluded from a list of serious infractions requiring mandatory return to an institution; and (2) to direct DCYF to adopt and implement rules based on empirically validated best practices to appropriately address offenses involving unlawful use or possession of a controlled substance and unlawful use or possession of alcohol committed by individuals placed in juvenile community facilities. The department intends to adopt and implement rules based on empirically validated best practices to appropriately address these offenses by individuals placed in juvenile community facilities.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and collaborative.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mark Rosen, 1115 Washington Street S.E., P.O. Box 45720, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-902-7504, email email@example.com, web site www.dcyf.wa.gov, https://www.dcyf.wa.gov/practice/policy-laws-rules/rule-making/participate; or Daniel Schaub, 1115 Washington Street S.E., P.O. Box 45720, Olympia, WA 98504, phone 360-902-7752, email firstname.lastname@example.org, web site www.dcyf.wa.gov, https://www.dcyf.wa.gov/practice/policy-laws-rules/rule-making/participate.
July 26, 2019