WSR 16-13-035
[Filed June 7, 2016, 7:44 a.m.]
Following is the department of commerce's semi-annual rules development agenda for publication in the Washington State Register, pursuant to RCW 34.05.314. There may be additional rule-making activity not on the agenda as conditions warrant.
Please contact Jaime Rossman if you have questions, or (360) 725-2717.
Semi-Annual Rule-Making Agenda
July through December 2016
WAC/RCW Citation
Subject Matter/Purpose of Rule
Current Activity/
Approximate Filing Date
Chapters 365-190 and 365-196 WAC
Addressing agricultural activities where critical areas are present, per RCW 36.70A.172; incorporating reference to voluntary stewardship program, per RCW 36.70A.700.
CR-101 anticipated in summer 2016
CR-102 anticipated in winter 2017
New chapter 194-29 WAC
Practicable use of electricity and biofuels to fuel local government vehicles, vessels, and construction equipment, per RCW 43.325.080.
CR-102 filed as WSR 16-12-085
CR-103 anticipated in late summer/early fall 2016
WAC 194-26-020
Updating the state greenhouse emission performance standard (the average greenhouse gas emission rate) of new, commercially-available, combined-cycle natural gas thermal electric generation turbines.
CR-101 anticipated in summer or fall 2016
Chapter 194-37 WAC
Energy Independence Act – update rules to reflect adoption of the NW Power Council's 7th Power Plan.
CR-101 anticipated in summer 2016
Chapters 365-04 and 365-08 WAC
Updating rules pertaining to agency purpose, organization, and procedure to reflect statutory and other changes.
CR-105 anticipated in summer 2016
Chapter 130-10 WAC
Updating rules for public records requests.
CR-105 anticipated in summer 2016
Jaime Rossman
Rules Coordinator