WSR 15-10-047
[Filed April 29, 2015, 3:01 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Changes to WAC 139-05-915 are needed to establish guidelines in reference to canine training.
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: Currently canine teams are certified by the Washington state criminal justice training commission (WSCJTC); if approved, the WSCJTC will establish written guidelines for canine training and will no longer certify canine teams.
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) 835-7356. Commissioners will be advised of the proposed rule changes via e-mail. Proposed changes will also be listed on the agency web site.
April 29, 2015
Sonja Hirsch
Rules Coordinator