WSR 21-19-132
[Filed September 21, 2021, 11:48 a.m.]
Continuance of WSR 21-16-101.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 21-06-113.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Law Enforcement Training and Community Safety Act—Independent investigations criteria (LETCSA), chapter 139-12 WAC.
Hearing Location(s): On November 4, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., at the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Center (WSCJTC), 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148; or virtual meeting at Please check the website for the latest update to where the commission meeting will be held.
Date of Intended Adoption: November 4, 2021.
Submit Written Comments to: Derek Zable, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, email, by November 3, 2021.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Derek Zable, phone 206-835-7350, TTY 1-800-833-6388, email, by November 1, 2021.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The LETCSA WAC rules are being updated after WSCJTC reviewed a report from the Washington state attorney general's office. RCW 10.114.011 also mandates WSCJTC to implement these rules. LETCSA was created at WSCJTC knowing that the WAC pertaining to the program would be constantly evolving.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: The proposal is necessary to meet the mandates in the RCW listed above, as well as to keep the WAC language relevant to how independent investigation teams operate and meeting the needs of WSCJTC's stakeholders.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: WSCJTC is named in RCW 10.114.011.
Statute Being Implemented: RCW 10.114.011.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: WSCJTC, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Monica Alexander, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, 206-835-7291; Implementation and Enforcement: Alex Buijs, 19010 1st Avenue South, Burien, WA 98148, 206-835-7369.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. No impact to state budget.
This rule proposal, or portions of the proposal, is exempt from requirements of the Regulatory Fairness Act because the proposal:
Is exempt under RCW 19.85.025(3) as the rules relate only to internal governmental operations that are not subject to violation by a nongovernment party; and rule content is explicitly and specifically dictated by statute.
September 21, 2021
Derek Zable
Records and Government
Affairs Manager