Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: WAC 139-30-015, to make current the fee charged, and to accurately reflect the actual practice in place when multiple weapons are carried by a single individual.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.101.080.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-04-047 on January 31, 2008.
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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: March 12, 2008.
Cheryl A. Price
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 03-07-098, filed 3/19/03, effective 4/19/03)
WAC 139-30-015 Firearms certification -- Application. (1) Any application for firearms certification shall:
(a) Be filed with the commission on a form provided by the commission;
(b) Be signed by the principal owner, principal partner, or a principal corporate officer, of the licensed private security company employing the applicant;
(c) Establish through required documentation or otherwise that applicant:
(i) Is at least twenty-one years of age; and
(ii) Possesses a valid and current private security guard license.
(d) Be accompanied by payment of a processing fee ((
thirty-one dollars)) as set by the commission.
(2) After receipt and review of an application, the commission will provide written notification within ten business days to the requesting company regarding applicant's eligibility to obtain and possess a firearms certificate.
(3) An armed private ((
detective must obtain a separate
firearm certificate)) security guard must be qualified by a
firearms instructor certified by the commission, and provide
the commission with proof of the initial qualification for
each firearm that he/she is authorized to use in the
performance of his/her duties. All firearms carried by armed
private security guards in the performance of their duties
must be owned or leased by the employer.
(4) It shall be the responsibility of the employer to insure that the armed private detective demonstrates proficiency standards on an annual basis with each firearm that he/she is certified to use. Proficiency standards shall be set by the commission.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080. 03-07-098, § 139-30-015, filed 3/19/03, effective 4/19/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080(2). 92-02-040, § 139-30-015, filed 12/24/91, effective 1/24/92.]