WSR 09-17-040

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE PATROL


[ Filed August 10, 2009, 12:53 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Criminal records information.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapters 10.97 and 43.43 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Need to update multiple WAC sections to increase clarity and ensure consistency with language under Revised Code of Washington.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Certified criminal justice agencies and federal agencies with criminal justice subunits.

Process for Developing New Rule: The Washington state patrol (WSP) welcomes the stakeholders to take part in developing the rules. At a later date, WSP will file a proposal with the office of the code reviser with a notice of proposed rule making. A copy of the proposal will be sent to anyone who requests a copy.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ms. Heather Anderson, Section Manager, Washington State Patrol Criminal Records Division, P.O. Box 41619, Olympia, WA 98504-2619, (360) 534-2103, fax (360) 534-2070, heather.anderson@wsp.wa.gov.

August 5, 2009

John R. Batiste

Chief

Washington State Code Reviser's Office