WSR 09-13-006

EXPEDITED RULES

RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE


(Salmon Recovery Funding Board)

[ Filed June 3, 2009, 4:09 p.m. ]

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 420-04-020, salmon recovery funding board, organization and operations.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED UNDER AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS USE OF THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Megan Duffy, Recreation and Conservation Office, P.O. Box 40917, Olympia, WA 98501 , AND RECEIVED BY September 1, 2009.


Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To correct WAC to meet statutory directive. It will change the term for voting salmon recovery funding board members from three years to four years to meet RCW 77.85.110.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Meets statutory directive in RCW 77.85.110 regarding terms for voting members of the salmon recovery funding board.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 77.85 RCW.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 77.85.110.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Recreation and conservation office, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Megan Duffy, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-3000; Implementation and Enforcement: Rebecca Connolly, Olympia, Washington, (360) 902-3000.

June 3, 2009

Megan Duffy

Policy and

Planning Specialist

OTS-2451.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 01-04-052, filed 2/2/01, effective 3/5/01)

WAC 420-04-020   Organization and operations.   The board:

(1) Is an unsalaried body of ten members. Five members are citizens appointed by the governor from the public-at-large, with the consent of the senate, for a term of ((three)) four years each. The other members are the:

(a) Commissioner of public lands;

(b) Director of the department of fish and wildlife;

(c) Director of the state conservation commission;

(d) Director of the department of ecology; and

(e) Secretary of transportation (or the designees of these individuals).

The five citizen members, including the chair, are voting members. The chair of the board is appointed by the governor from among the five citizen members.

(2) Is authorized and obligated to administer grant programs for salmon recovery, and related programs and policies.

(3) Performs and accomplishes work by a staff under the supervision of the IAC director appointed by the governor.

(4)(a) Conducts regular meetings, pursuant to RCW 42.30.075, according to a schedule it adopts in an open public meeting.

(b) May conduct special meetings at any time, pursuant to RCW 42.30.080, if called by the chair.

(c) Maintains an official record of its meetings in a recorded audio format, unless written minutes are otherwise indicated for logistical reasons.

(5) Defines a quorum as three of its voting members, with a preference that at least two of the agency members shall also be present.

(6) Adopts parliamentary meeting procedure generally as described in Robert's Rules of Order. Only voting members may make motions or formal amendments, but agency members may request the chair for leave to present a proposal for board consideration.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 42.17.250, [42.17].260(5), [42.17.]290, 43.21C.120(1), chapters 34.05, 42.30, 77.85 RCW. 01-04-052, 420-04-020, filed 2/2/01, effective 3/5/01.]

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