WSR 11-09-049

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PARKS AND RECREATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed April 18, 2011, 9:26 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Washington state parks is considering to amend chapter 352-32 WAC, Public use of state park areas, relating to adjusting the limited income senior citizen, disability and disable[d] veteran passes residency requirement.

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 conducts an annual review of WACs relating to public use of state park areas. After gathering suggestions from park visitors, user groups, and filed staff, staff will report to the commission, WAC 352-32-251 and 352-32-252, public use, relating to adjusting the minimum requirement for pass program eligibility regarding state residency and expanding methods for proof of residency.

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 Pamela McConkey, Washington State Parks, P.O. Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98502-2650, phone (360) 902-8595, e-mail Pamela.mcconkey@parks.wa.gov.

April 14, 2011

Valeria Evans

Management Analyst

Washington State Code Reviser's Office