WSR 02-19-058

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

NATURAL RESOURCES

[ Order 707 -- Filed September 12, 2002, 9:04 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: September 3, 2002.

Purpose: To amend the rule to allow board member participation at board meetings by telephone or other electronic means.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 332-10-041 Meetings of the board of natural resources.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 43.30.150 (5), (6), (9), and 42.30.030.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 02-11-056 on May 10, 2002.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

September 3, 2002

Doug Sutherland

Commissioner of

Public Lands


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 606, filed 10/2/92)

WAC 332-10-041   Meetings of board of natural resources.   (1) Regular meetings of the board of Natural Resources shall be held on the first Tuesday of every month except August. If a regular meeting falls on a holiday, such regular meeting shall be held on the next business day. A schedule of meetings will be published in the Washington Register in January of each year. Changes to the schedule will be published in the state register pursuant to RCW 42.30.075. Special meetings may be held pursuant to RCW 42.30.080. Any person may obtain information about locations and meeting times by contacting the Department of Natural Resources, P.O. Box 47001, Olympia, Washington 98504-7001. The public is invited to attend and comment at all meetings.

(2) Members of the Board of Natural Resources may participate by telephone in any regular or special meeting so long as a speaker phone is available at the public meeting location. To assure that all discussions comply with RCW 42.30.030, if more than one Board member is participating by telephone, then each such Board member shall use a separate telephone line or a separate telephone. If other electronic means of attending meetings from remote locations are available, Board members may employ these means so long as Board discussion can be heard by those attending the public meeting consistent with the Open Public Meetings Act RCW 42.30. Board members participating by telephone or other electronic means may vote on any matter and shall be considered as part of the quorum.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.30.150 and 42.30.070. 92-20-060 (Order 606), 332-10-041, filed 10/2/92, effective 11/2/92.]

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