Concurrent legislative jurisdiction was ceded to the United States by the state of Washington in RCW 37.04.020, which cession of jurisdiction is effective upon acceptance by the appropriate federal agency head. The October 2, 2012, letter from National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis to Governor Gregoire, acknowledged by the Governor on October 11, 2012, states that concurrent jurisdiction is effective upon the National Park Service receipt of the Governor's acknowledgment.
On December 10, 2012, Jonathan B. Jarvis, Director of the National Park Service, received the acknowledgment and accepted concurrent legislative jurisdiction over lands and waters administered by the National Park Service within the boundaries of Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area.
DATE: January 15, 2013
to the Governor