PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 139-05-925 Requirement of basic training for railroad police officers.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.101.080.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The change is necessary for the recognition of railroad police officers whose duties are primarily administrative in nature; not enforcing the laws or apprehending criminal suspects.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sharon M. Tolton, Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148-2055, phone (206) 835-7345, fax (206) 439-3860. Stakeholders were contacted by e-mail to advise of the intended rule amendments. Proposal also listed on the agency website.
May 15, 2003
Sharon M. Tolton