WSR 98-15-105

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY

[Order 98-11--Filed July 17, 1998, 2:30 p.m.]



Subject of Possible Rule Making: Water conservancy boards.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 90.80 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To clarify procedures for decision making between ecology and the county boards, and to clarify authority of the boards.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Pilot rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Peggy Clifford, Water Resources Program, Washington Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 7600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600, (360) 407-7262, fax (360) 407-7262, e-mail pcli461@ecy.wa.gov.

July 16, 1998

Kenneth Slattery

for Keith E. Phillips

Program Manager

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office