WSR 13-20-039
[Filed September 24, 2013, 4:05 p.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 13-16-060.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC changes, ski lift program, WAC 352-44-020 and 352-44-080.
Hearing Location(s): Gig Harbor City Hall, 3510 Grandview Street, Gig Harbor, WA 98335, (253) 851-8136, on November 14, 2013, at 9:00 a.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: November 14, 2013.
Submit Written Comments to: Nata Hurst, 1111 Israel Road S.W., Olympia, WA 98504-2650, e-mail, fax (360) 586-0207, by November 8, 2013.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Becki Ellison at or by calling (360) 902-8502.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Updating WAC 352-44-020 to have certificate timing match operating use. Revoking WAC 352-44-080 Recreational conveyances—Simulated load test. State parks has adopted ANSI B77.1 current edition. Having a WAC cover the same issue is not necessary and may cause a conflict.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: Updates bring the WACs in to alignment of current practice.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 79A.40.030.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Proponent: Washington state parks and recreation commission, governmental.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Nata Jo Hurst, 1111 Israel Road, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 902-8638.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. No fiscal impact.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. No fiscal impact.
September 24, 2013
Valeria Evans
Management Analyst
AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 20, filed 7/31/74)
WAC 352-44-020 Recreational conveyances—Certification.
Each conveyance for persons generally engaging in winter sports recreational activities, as described in RCW 70.88.010, shall have a current ((annual)) seasonal certificate to operate on a form approved and provided by the commission. Said certificate shall ((be for an annual term of one year beginning January 1 of each year)) cover a six-month season, either winter (November 1st to May 31st) or summer (June 1st to October 31st. No conveyance shall be operated for use by the public unless a valid current certificate has been issued by the director. The certificate shall be:
(1) Signed by the director.
(2) Posted in a conspicuous location at the main loading terminal during periods of operation for public use.
(3) Adequately protected from the elements.
The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 352-44-080
Recreational conveyances—Simulated load test.