PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Proposed new WAC 468-300-800 Authority to issue no trespass warnings/definitions, 468-300-805 No trespass warnings, 468-300-810 Administrative appeal, and 468-300-815 Administrative hearing.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 47.56.030 and 47.60.010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The purpose of the proposed new WAC rules is to establish procedures governing issuance of no trespass warning notices for Washington state ferries' (WSF) terminals, vessels and any other WSF operated facility. The proposed rules also specify the appeal process to contest such notices.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Mr. Tim McGuigan, Director of Legal Services and Contracts, WSF, 2901 Third Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98121-3014, phone (206) 515-3601, fax (206) 515-3605, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
November 21, 2012
Stephen T. Reinmuth
Chief of Staff