WSR 05-15-107

PROPOSED RULES

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

TRAINING COMMISSION

[ Filed July 18, 2005, 8:24 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 05-12-063.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 139-10-212 Physical requirements for admission to basic corrections academies.

Hearing Location(s): Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, on Wednesday, September 14, 2004 [2005], at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: September 14, 2005.

Submit Written Comments to: Sonja Hirsch, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, e-mail shirsch@cjtc.state.wa.us, fax (206) 439-3860, by September 7, 2005.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Sonja Hirsch by September 7, 2005, TTY (206) 835-7300.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: This language change is being made because the Juvenile Security Workers Academy's name was changed to the Juvenile Corrections Officers Academy in September 2004.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.101.080.

Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.

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

Name of Proponent: Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission staff in cooperation with the Board on Corrections Training, Standards, and Education (BCTSE), governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Bob Graham, Burien, Washington, (206) 835-7302.

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.

July 14, 2005

Sonja Hirsch

Confidential Secretary

OTS-8119.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 00-17-017, filed 8/4/00, effective 9/4/00)

WAC 139-10-212   Physical requirements for admission to basic corrections academies.   Each successful applicant for admission to a basic corrections officers or juvenile ((security workers)) corrections officers academy sponsored or conducted by the ((Washington state criminal justice training)) commission ((shall)) must possess good health and physical capability to actively and fully participate in defensive tactics training and other required physical activities. In order to minimize risk of injury and maximize the benefit of such participation, each trainee in any academy session ((shall)) must, as a precondition of his or her academy attendance, demonstrate a requisite level of physical fitness, as established by the ((training)) commission.

For this purpose, each academy applicant ((shall)) must be evaluated in the assessment areas of aerobic capacity, strength, and flexibility, in accordance with the requirements and procedures established by the ((Training)) commission. Such evaluation ((shall)) will be based upon composite performance ratings in the overall assessment as established by the commission.

Failure to demonstrate a requisite level of fitness within the overall assessment will result in ineligibility for academy attendance and completion.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080. 00-17-017, 139-10-212, filed 8/4/00, effective 9/4/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.101.080(2). 91-14-010, 139-10-212, filed 6/24/91, effective 7/25/91; 91-01-044, 139-10-212, filed 12/12/90, effective 7/1/91.]

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