WSR 02-18-027

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PARKS AND RECREATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed August 23, 2002, 11:47 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission will conduct a review of all of the provisions of chapter 352-32 WAC, Public use of state park areas, and may determine the need to establish new or amend existing administrative rules in this chapter.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 79A.05.030, 79A.05.035, 79A.05.055, and 79A.05.070.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The State Parks and Recreation Commission conducts a periodic review of the content and application of those rules in chapter 352-32 WAC to ensure the rules meet agency and public needs. The review and subsequent revisions as deemed appropriate are intended to provide clear, viable and usable rules for the health, safety and preservation of Washington's state park system, park visitors and commission staff for the benefit of all citizens of the state.

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

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Rex Derr, Assistant Director, Washington State Parks, P.O. Box 42650, 7150 Cleanwater Lane, Olympia, WA 98504-2650, phone (360) 902-8594, fax (360) 586-5875, e-mail Rex.Derr@parks.wa.gov.

August 22, 2002

Jim French, Chief

Policy Research and

Program Development

Washington State Code Reviser's Office