WSR 09-19-024

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY


[ Filed September 4, 2009, 3:28 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The university's rules regarding the State Environmental Policy Act in chapter 504-48 WAC are being updated.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.30.150.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The university's rules regarding the State Environmental Policy Act are being updated and clarified to reflect current administrative practices, offices, and titles.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington department of ecology.

Process for Developing New Rule: Reviewed internally at many levels before proposal.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ralph Jenks, P.O. Box 641225, Pullman, WA 99164-1225, phone (509) 335-2005, fax (509) 335-3969, and e-mail jenks@wsu.edu. A public hearing will be held to permit comment to all proposed rules and revisions. There will be an opportunity to provide written comments to the proposed rules.

September 4, 2009

Ralph T. Jenks, Director

Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

and the University Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office