WSR 08-09-072

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PARKS AND RECREATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed April 16, 2008, 12:35 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The agency will conduct a review of the following chapters of administrative rules: Chapter 352-12 WAC, Moorage and use of marine and inland water facilities; chapter 352-18 WAC, Background checks for job applicants, volunteers and independent contractors; chapter 352-32 WAC, Public use of state park areas; and chapter 352-74 WAC, Filming within state parks.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: Chapter 79A.05 RCW.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: State parks will conduct an annual review of the WACs pertaining to moorage and use of marine and inland water facilities; background checks for job applicants, volunteers and independent contractors; public use and filming within state parks. This review will be conducted to make changes in accordance with legislative action during the 2008 session, minor changes and corrections to rules in order to bring rules up-to-date with current terminology, correct references to statute, general review for clarification, corrections and modifications.

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 Pamela McConkey, Washington State Parks, P.O. Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504-2650, phone (360) 902-8595, fax (360) 664-2106, e-mail pamm@parks.wa.gov.

April 16, 2008

Jim French

Administrator of

Statewide Recreation Programs

Washington State Code Reviser's Office