PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS
[Filed March 24, 2021, 2:51 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 137-25 WAC.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 72.01.090
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of making changes to this section of the WAC is to remove work release from the applicability [application]. This change allows for the update to chapter 137-56 WAC which will separate partial and total confinement, include all partial confinement programs, and identify progressive discipline within partial confinement.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
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 Carrie Trogdon-Oster, Operations Administrator, Department of Corrections, Reentry Division, 1550 4th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98134, phone 253-377-7636, email firstname.lastname@example.org; or Vadim Chebotar, Senior Contracts Attorney, Department of Corrections, Contracts and Legal Affairs, P.O. Box 41114, Tumwater, WA 98504, phone 253-261-1465, email Vadim.email@example.com, website www.doc.wa.gov.
March 24, 2021