WSR 97-19-057

EXPEDITED ADOPTION

ENERGY FACILITY SITE

EVALUATION COUNCIL

[Filed September 15, 1997, 3:31 p.m.]

Title of Rule: Chapter 463-10 WAC, Definitions.

Purpose: The proposed amendment adds a definition of a term which has previously been used without definition.

Other Identifying Information: WAC 463-10-010.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 80.50.040(1).

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 80.50.040(1).

Summary: This chapter defines terms used throughout Title 463 WAC.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The term "certificate holder" is used frequently throughout Title 463 WAC and should be included in the definitional section.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Jason Zeller, Mailstop 43172, Olympia, Washington 98504, (360) 956-2047.

Name of Proponent: Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: The proposed amendment adds a definition of a term which has previously been used without definition.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Summary and Reasons Supporting Proposal above.

NOTICE

THIS RULE IS BEING PROPOSED TO BE ADOPTED USING AN EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS THAT WILL ELIMINATE THE NEED FOR THE AGENCY TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS, PREPARE A SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT, OR PROVIDE RESPONSES TO THE CRITERIA FOR A SIGNIFICANT LEGISLATIVE RULE. IF YOU OBJECT TO THIS RULE BEING ADOPTED USING THE EXPEDITED RULE-MAKING PROCESS, YOU MUST EXPRESS YOUR OBJECTIONS IN WRITING AND THEY MUST BE SENT TO Jason Zeller, Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council, P.O. Box 43172, Olympia, WA 98504-3172, AND RECEIVED BY November 14, 1997.

September 15, 1997

Jason Zeller

Manager

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending WSR 91-03-090, filed 1/18/91, effective 2/18/91)

WAC 463-10-010 Definitions. Except where otherwise indicated in the following chapters, the following terms have the meaning shown:

(1) "Council" refers to the energy facility site evaluation council created pursuant to chapter 80.50 RCW and, where appropriate, to the staff of the council.

(2) "Applicant" means the person or entity making application for a certification or permit covered by this title.

(3) "Adjudicative proceeding" means a proceeding conducted pursuant to RCW 80.50.090(3) and the state Administrative Procedure Act.

(4) "Certificate holder" means a person or entity who is signatory to a Site Certification Agreement, which has been approved by the council and signed by the governor, and who is bound by the terms therein.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 80.50.040. 91-03-090, 463-10-010, filed 1/18/91, effective 2/18/91; Order 104, 463-10-010, filed 11/4/76.]

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