PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 139-10-240 defines the content of the juvenile security workers academy. In June 2004, the name of this academy was changed to juvenile corrections officer academy in WAC 139-10-210.
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: Changing this rule will provide consistency between WAC 139-10-240 and 139-10-210. The original change was made to better reflect representative job classifications that are served by this academy and to increase professionalism and recognition of officers in this field.
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, Deputy Director, Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, phone (206) 835-7345, fax (206) 439-3860.
Interested parties are invited to attend the upcoming meeting of the board on corrections training, standards, and education on August 5, 2004, at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission in Burien.
Stakeholders were contacted by e-mail to advise them of the intended rule amendments. Proposal also listed on the agency website.
July 19, 2004
Sharon M. Tolton