PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Ignition interlock breath alcohol devices.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.43.395, 46.37.005, and 46.04.215.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Rule changes are needed to coincide with recent legislative changes in 2012 with the passage of SHB 2443. The changes include but may not be limited to establishing a fee process and providing other clean up to existing language in the chapter.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of licensing.
The Washington state patrol (WSP) anticipates providing draft language to impacted stakeholders for review and input as part of the process.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency plans to develop a draft based on the legislation and provide the language to stakeholders for review and input as part of the process.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Trooper Steve Luce, WSP Impaired Driving Section, 811 West Roanoke Street, Seattle, WA 98102, (206) 720-3018 ext. 24106, fax (206) 720-3246, Steve.email@example.com.
April 19, 2012
John R. Batiste