WSR 99-07-076

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY


[ Order 98-25-- Filed March 17, 1999, 3:04 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: March 16, 1999.

Purpose: Repeal of chapter 317-100 WAC. This chapter was adopted by the Office of Marine Safety in compliance with the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), chapter 43.21C RCW. The Office of Marine Safety was abolished and its laws, rules, functions and authorities were transferred to the Department of Ecology July 1, 1997. The Department of Ecology has its own SEPA rules making chapter 317-100 WAC unnecessary.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing chapter 317-100 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 34.05.354, 43.21I.030.

Other Authority: Chapter 43.21A RCW.

Adopted under preproposal statement of inquiry filed as WSR 99-01-087 on December 16, 1998.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 2.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

March 16, 1999

Tom Fitzsimmons

Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office