WSR 13-19-053
[Filed September 16, 2013, 9:46 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: New chapter 139-33 WAC is being proposed to provide guidelines for individuals and companies seeking application to carry a firearm as a bail bond recovery agent, or seeking renewal of an existing firearms certification pursuant to chapter 18.185 RCW. The bail bond recovery agent firearms certification is an element of a bail bond recovery agent armed license.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 43.101.080.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish:
This chapter specifically addresses the firearms certification process as it pertains to bail bond recovery agents that was not currently addressed in WACs that the Washington state criminal justice training commission (WSCJTC) currently administers.
This chapter addresses required definitions as defined in chapter 18.185 RCW.
This chapter addresses the licensing requirement for bail bond recovery agents in RCW 18.185.250.
This chapter addresses the application, requirements, expiration, and renewal of bail bond recovery agent firearms certifications.
This chapter provides guidelines for those individuals with peace officer certification that has been revoked or suspended pursuant to RCW 18.185.250(6) and chapter 43.101 RCW.
This chapter provides guidelines for those individuals with reinstated peace officer certification pursuant to RCW 18.185.250(6) and 43.101.115.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: The WSCJTC regulates this process.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Sonja Hirsch, Rules Coordinator, WSCJTC, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, e-mail, phone (206) 835-7372. Commissioners will be advised of the proposed rule changes via e-mail. Proposed changes will also be listed on the agency web site.
September 16, 2013
Sonja Hirsch
Executive Assistant
and Rules Coordinator