WSR 10-10-090

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed May 3, 2010, 3:36 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 204-50 WAC, Ignition interlock breath alcohol devices.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.37.005 and 46.04.215.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Updating current language to coincide with new sections (2 and 3) added to RCW 46.04.215. The language changes will include new standards for the certification of ignition interlock installers and vendor/ignition interlock installation cites [sites]. Amendments to the anticircumvention and tampering requirements of a certified device. Requirements of ignition interlock manufacturers during the suspension of a vendor or installation site.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency initiated.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Trooper Steve Luce, Impaired Driving Section, 811 East Roanoke Street, Seattle, WA 98100, (206) 720-3018, steve.luce@wsp.wa.gov.

April 30, 2010

John R. Batiste

Chief

Washington State Code Reviser's Office