WSR 02-22-072




[ Filed November 4, 2002, 2:42 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 02-19-100.

Title of Rule: WAC 139-35-005 Firearms certification -- Definitions.

Purpose: Consistency in language.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.101.080.

Summary: Stakeholders were contacted by letter to advise of the intended rule amendments. Proposal also listed on the agency website.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: To improve effectiveness, clarity and intent in order to better serve clients, stakeholders, and citizens.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Enforcement: Doug Blair, Burien, (206) 835-7311; and Implementation: Michael D. Parsons, Burien, (206) 835-7347.

Name of Proponent: Criminal Justice Training Commission staff in negotiated rule making with private industry representatives and the Department of Licensing (DOL), private and governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Purpose, Summary, and Reasons Supporting Proposal above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Purpose, Summary, and Reasons Supporting Proposal above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Proposal is exempt under RCW 19.85.025(2), therefore, a small business economic impact statement is not required.

RCW 19.85.025(2), this chapter does not apply to a rule proposed for expedited adoption under RCW 34.05.230 (1) through (8), unless a written objection is timely filed with the agency and the objection is not withdrawn.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148-2055, on December 11, 2002, at 10:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Sonja Hirsch by December 9, 2002, TDD (206) 835-7300.

Submit Written Comments to: Sharon M. Tolton, Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148-2055, fax (206) 439-3860, by June 11, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 11, 2002.

November 1, 2002

Sharon M. Tolton

Deputy Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 92-02-041, filed 12/24/91, effective 1/24/92)

WAC 139-35-005   Firearms certification -- Definitions.   (1) Words and terms used in WAC 139-35-005 through 139-35-025 shall have the same meaning as under chapter 18.165 RCW, unless otherwise clearly provided in these rules, or the context in which they are used in these rules clearly indicates that they be given some other meaning.

(2) "Principal owner" means the sole owner of a private ((detective)) investigator agency.

(3) "Principal partner" means a partner who exercises operational control over a private ((detective)) investigator agency.

(4) "Department" means Washington state department of licensing.

(5) "Commission" means Washington state criminal justice training commission.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080(2). 92-02-041, 139-35-005, filed 12/24/91, effective 1/24/92.]

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