WSR 12-17-110



[ Order 11-03 -- Filed August 20, 2012, 11:57 a.m. ]

     Continuance of WSR 12-12-063.

     Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 11-10-089.

     Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Chapter 173-165 WAC, Certified water right examiners, the rule will implement RCW 90.03.665 to create the certified water right examiner program.

     Hearing Location(s): Ecology's Northwest Regional Office, 3190 160th Avenue S.E., Bellevue, WA 98008, on September 25, 2012, at 4:00 p.m.

     Date of Intended Adoption: October 10, 2012.

     Submit Written Comments to: Rebecca Inman, Department of Ecology, P.O. Box 47600, Olympia, WA 98504-7600, e-mail, fax (360) 407-6574, by October 2, 2012.

     Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Judy Beitel at (360) 6878 [(360) 407-6878] by September 18, 2012, TTY 771 or 1-877-833-6341.

     Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: To announce an additional public hearing and extend the public comment period.

     Reasons Supporting Proposal: The address cited in the original CR-102 and public notices for the hearing at ecology's northwest regional office was incorrect. To assure everyone the opportunity to attend the hearing and give testimony, we are holding a second hearing at the same location and extending the comment period.

     Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 90.03.665(11), 43.27A.090(11), 43.21A.064(9).

     Statute Being Implemented: RCW 90.03.665.

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

     Name of Proponent:

August 15, 2012

Polly Zehm

Deputy Director