WSR 09-17-038

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed August 10, 2009, 12:37 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Permit limitations.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 46.37.194 and 46.37.005.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Adds new restrictions to WAC 204-36-040 that would prohibit signs, shield markings, accessories and insignia used on uniforms, clothing or equipment which may imply that the operator is a law enforcement officer.

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 Melissa Van Gorkom, P.O. Box 42600, Olympia, WA 98504-2600, (360) 596-4017, Melissa.vangorkom@wsp.wa.gov.

August 5, 2009

John R. Batiste

Chief

Washington State Code Reviser's Office