Forest Practices Archived Rule Making Activity
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.
In addition, RCW 76.09.040(2) of the Forest Practices Act requires that the Forest Practices Board inform counties and other governmental entities early in the rule development phase of the Board's intent to add or amend a forest practices rule.
ARCHIVED RULE MAKING ACTIVITY
Subjects of the Forest Practices Board's archived rule making activities are listed below under the year adopted. For recent rule making activity, please visit our current 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.
|CR-103 Rule Making Order Filed May 18, 2006 (5,955KB PDF)|
|Concise Explanatory Statement (145KB PDF)|
|Economic Analysis (2,129KB PDF)|
|Final Environmental Impact Statement (3,201KB PDF)|
|Notice of Public Hearings (55KB PDF)|
|Draft Environmental Impact Statement (2,509KB PDF)|
|Preliminary Economic Analysis (2,129KB PDF)|
|CR-102 Proposed Rule Making - Continuance Filed January 30, 2006 (3,830KB PDF)|
|CR-102 Proposed Rule Making Filed August 23, 2005 (9,543KB PDF)|
|SEPA Scoping Notice (76KB PDF)|
|CR-101 Preproposal Statement of Inquiry Filed May 19, 2003 (530KB PDF)|