PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Stream obstruction hearings procedure.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.047.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Stream obstruction hearings procedures will be reviewed for adequacy of resource protection, necessity of appeal, and other procedural requirements.
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 Greg Hueckel, Habitat Program, Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1076, phone (360) 902-2416. Contact by March 19, 2004. Expected proposal filing March 20, 2004.
February 2, 2004