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Forest Practices Current Rule Making Activity 
Forest Practices Board 

RULE MAKING OVERVIEW

The Forest Practices Board follows the state laws that govern its rule making activity.

The Administrative Procedure Act (chapter 34.05 RCW) requires that agencies conduct a process that ensures public involvement opportunities and considers the economic impact of its rules.

The Regulatory Fairness Act (chapter 19.85 RCW) requires agencies to consider disproportionate impacts of rules on small businesses.

The State Environmental Policy Act (chapter 197-11 WAC) requires agencies to consider environmental impacts of rules. 

CURRENT RULE MAKING ACTIVITY

Subjects of the Forest Practices Board's current rule making activities are listed below. For past rule making activity, please visit our archived rule making activity page. To download a document, right-click on the link, select "save target as" or "save as" from the short-cut menu and save the file to your computer. Then open the file using Adobe Acrobat Reader, not the browser.  

Experimental research treatments - pilot rule making
CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry Approved 5/8/12 (95KB PDF)
CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry Approved 2/10/10 (201KB  PDF)
CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry Approved 2/22/08 (25KB  PDF)
CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry Approved 2/14/07 (26KB  PDF)
CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry Approved 12/02/03 (389KB  PDF)

 Road Maintenance
 CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (92KB PDF)

 Unstable Slopes Information on Forest Practices Applications

 CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (27KB PDF)
 CR-102 Proposed Rule Making (157KB PDF)

 WAC 222-16-080 Critical habitat (state) of threatened and endangered species
 CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry (94KB PDF)

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Forest Practices Board
1111 Washington St. SE, PO Box 47012
Olympia, WA 98504-7012
360-902-1400
Fax 360-902-1428
forest.practicesboard@dnr.wa.gov

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