PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: The Washington state parks commission, joint 2011 legislation with department of natural resources and fish and wildlife, requires state parks to revise and add chapters to TITLE 352 WAC, Parks and recreation commission, to address the creation of the discover pass.
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: 2SSB 5622 establishes a recreational access pass for Washington state parks and other recreational land administered by fish and wildlife and department of natural resources. The Washington state parks commission will revise and add a new chapter to TITLE 352 WAC, chapter 352-32 WAC.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Washington state department of natural resources, fish and wildlife and state parks will work closely on rule making that relates to all three agencies.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Brian Hovis, Intergovernmental Relations Direction, Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, P.O. Box 42650, Olympia, WA 98504-2650, Brian.firstname.lastname@example.org, (360) 902-8504.
May 18, 2011