WSR 17-11-020
[Filed May 10, 2017, 11:12 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Amendments to WAC 137-25-170 Supplementary rules.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 72.01.090, 72.65.100, and 72.09.130.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Add new language to WAC 137-28-170(1) authorizing the superintendent to promulgate and implement pilot programs regarding offender prison discipline.
Adds new language to WAC 137-28-170(2) that requires approval in writing by the assistant secretary before pilot programs are put into effect.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: The department invites interested parties to review and provide input on the proposed rules. Comments may be sent to Maria Puccio, attorney at the address shown below.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Maria Puccio, Attorney, Department of Corrections, Contracts and Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 41114, Tumwater, WA 98504-1114, phone (360) 725-8362.
May 10, 2017
Stephen D. Sinclair