WSR 00-04-081

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

PARKS AND RECREATION

COMMISSION

[ Filed February 1, 2000, 3:01 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: The state Parks and Recreation Commission intends to review the content of chapter 352-32 WAC, Public use of state park areas, with specific interest in WAC 352-32-285 Applicability of standard fees to volunteers in parks and those administrative rules related to this section. The commission may determine the need to amend existing rules and adopt new rules in this chapter.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 79A.05.030 Powers and duties -- Mandatory.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The commission intends to review the applicability of standard fees to volunteers in the parks to identify opportunities for more appropriate incentives for volunteer services.

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 Washington State Parks, Attention: Harry Louch, P.O. Box 42650, 7150 Cleanwater Lane, Olympia, WA 98504-2650, phone (360) 902-8579, fax (360) 753-1594, e-mail harry.louch@parks.wa.gov.

February 1, 2000

Jim French

Senior Policy Advisor

Washington State Code Reviser's Office