WSR 15-21-058
[Filed October 19, 2015, 11:01 a.m.]
Supplemental Notice to WSR 15-14-024.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 15-10-047.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 139-05-915 Guidelines for training of law enforcement and corrections dog handlers and canine teams.
Hearing Location(s): Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC), 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at 10 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: December 9, 2015.
Submit Written Comments to: Sonja Hirsch, Rules Coordinator, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, e-mail, fax (206) 835-7313, by December 2, 2015.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Sonja Hirsch, rules coordinator, by December 2, 2015, TTY (206) 835-7300 or (206) 835-7356.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Commission staff are not the source of expertise in this area, nor does the WSCJTC have the resources to staff a position; therefore, commissioners have motioned to repeal this WAC.
Currently, the canine certification request is voluntary and outside entities are conducting the training and staff review paperwork.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Commission staff have no expertise in this area.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.101.080.
Statute Being Implemented: Not applicable.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: WSCJTC staff, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation, and Enforcement: Tisha Jones, Burien, Washington, (360) 486-2431.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Proposal is exempt under RCW 19.85.025.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.
October 19, 2015
Sonja Peterson
Rules Coordinator
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 139-05-915
Requirements of training for law enforcement and corrections dog handlers and certification of canine teams.