WSR 06-21-033



[ Filed October 10, 2006, 10:47 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Exempt from preproposal statement of inquiry under RCW 34.05.310(4).

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Private security guards, chapter 18.170 RCW, WAC 308-18-150 Fees.

Hearing Location(s): Department of Licensing, Business and Professions Division, Conference Room 2209, Building 2, 405 Black Lake Boulevard, Olympia, WA 98507, on December 7, 2006, at 10:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 12, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: Mary Haglund, P.O. Box 9649, Olympia, WA 98502, e-mail, fax (360) 570-7888, by December 6, 2006.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact administrative staff by December 1, 2006, TTY (360) 664-8885 or (360) 664-6611.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The purpose of the rule adoption is to adjust fees after completing our implementation and compliance with the Anti Terrorism and Prevention Act. The renewing licensees will no longer have to pay for additional background checks to be in compliance.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 18.170 RCW.

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

Name of Proponent: Department of licensing, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Mary Haglund, Olympia, Washington, (360) 664-6624; and Enforcement: Pat Brown, Olympia, Washington, (360) 664-6624.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Department of licensing is exempt from this requirement.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Department of licensing is exempt from this requirement.

September 1, 2006

Ralph Osgood

Assistant Director


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 05-24-121, filed 12/7/05, effective 1/9/06)

WAC 308-18-150   Private security guard company, private security guard, and armed private security guard fees.   Licenses issued to private security guard companies and private security guards expire one year from the date of issuance and must be renewed each year. The fees are as follows:

Title of Fee Fee
Private security guard company/principal:
Application/includes first examination $((300.00)) 350.00
Reexamination 25.00
License renewal 300.00
Late renewal with penalty 400.00
Change of principal/includes first examination 100.00
Principal armed endorsement 10.00
Private security guard:
Original license ((82.00)) 85.00
Armed endorsement 10.00
Transfer fee ((20.00)) 25.00
Licensees with inactive licenses are not required to pay late renewal penalty fees.
((Unarmed)) License renewal ((with current WSP*)) ((70.00)) 55.00
((Unarmed license renewal without current WSP* 100.00))
Note: ((A current WSP means that a background check was completed by the security guard licensing unit within the last twelve months. You will be billed according to this status.)) License renewals without a Federal Bureau of Investigation background check will be required to pay additional background check fees.
((Unarmed)) License late renewal with penalty. Late fee is not due if submitting a renewal with a transfer or rehire application. ((120.00)) 70.00
((Armed license renewal 40.00
Armed license late renewal with penalty 45.00))
Certified trainer endorsement examination/reexamination 25.00
Certified trainer endorsement renewal 15.00
Duplicate license 10.00

[Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.170 RCW and Federal Anti-Terrorism and Prevention Act 2004. 05-24-121, 308-18-150, filed 12/7/05, effective 1/9/06. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.170 RCW. 04-12-023, 308-18-150, filed 5/26/04, effective 7/1/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.24.086 and chapter 18.170 RCW. 02-07-068, 308-18-150, filed 3/18/02, effective 7/1/02. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.170 RCW. 98-24-045, 308-18-150, filed 11/25/98, effective 1/1/99. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.170.180(1), 43.24.086 and 34.05.482. 97-17-050, 308-18-150, filed 8/15/97, effective 9/15/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.170 [18.170.180](1). 93-11-025, 308-18-150, filed 5/7/93, effective 7/1/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.170.180. 91-22-112, 308-18-150, filed 11/6/91, effective 12/7/91.]

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