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.