WSR 97-20-107

PROPOSED RULES

FOREST PRACTICES BOARD

[Filed September 30, 1997, 9:43 a.m.]

Continuance of WSR 97-15-042.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 97-05-033.

Title of Rule: Revisions to stream typing rules.

Purpose: To modify forest practices rules that define type 2 and 3 waters in WAC 222-16-030 and define requirements for the Forest Practices Board manual.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: Chapter 35.05 RCW, RCW 76.09.040, [76.09.]050.

Statute Being Implemented: Chapter 76.09 RCW.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Judith Holter, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501-7012, (360) 902-1412; Implementation and Enforcement: John Edwards, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98501-7012, (360) 902-1730.

Name of Proponent: Forest Practice Board, governmental.

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

Proposal does not change existing rules.

A small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.

A copy of the statement may be obtained by writing to Forest Practices Board, Recording Secretary, Department of Natural Resources, Forest Practices Division, P.O. Box 47012, Olympia, WA 90504 [98504]-7012, phone (360) 902-1413, or FAX (360) 902-1730.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, applies to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Natural Resources Building, Room 172, 1111 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA, on January 26, 1998, at 9 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Forest Practices Board Secretary, (360) 902-1413, by January 15, 1998, TDD (360) 902-1431.

Submit Written Comments to: Judith Holter, Department of Natural Resources, Forest Practices Division, P.O. Box 47012, Olympia, WA 98504-7012, FAX (360) 902-1784, by January 26, 1998.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 28, 1998.

September 30, 1997

Kaleen Cottingham

for Jennifer M. Belcher

Commissioner of Public Lands

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office