Chapter 43.30 RCW

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES

Sections
PART 1
GENERAL
Purpose.
Definitions.
Department created.
EmployeesApplicability of merit system.
PART 2
ORGANIZATION
Administrator of department.
Local wildland fire liaison.
Supervisor of natural resourcesAppointment.
PART 3
BOARD OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Board of natural resourcesComposition.
Powers and duties of board.
Board's dutiesMeetingsOrganization.
RecordsRules.
Board on geographic namesCreatedDuties.
Board on geographic namesCommittee on geographic namesCommittee membership.
Committee on geographic namesMeetingsRulesReports and recommendations.
Board on geographic namesAdoption of namesPublication in the Washington State RegisterOfficial names.
Board on geographic namesAdministrative servicesCustodian of records.
PART 4
FUNDS
Natural resources equipment fundAuthorizedPurposesExpenditure.
Natural resources equipment fundReimbursement.
Deposit of money and feesNatural resources deposit fundRepayments.
Federal funds for management and protection of forests, forest and range lands.
Federal funds for management and protection of forests, forest and range landsDisbursement of funds.
Clarke-McNary fund.
Cooperative farm forestry funds.
Parkland trust revolving fund.
PART 5
POWERS AND DUTIESGENERAL
Department to exercise powers and dutiesIndemnification of private parties.
Administrator.
Supervisor.
Oaths may be administered by supervisor and deputies.
Right of entry in course of duty by representatives of department.
Department to participate in and administer federal Safe Drinking Water Act in conjunction with other departments.
Watershed restoration projectsPermit processing.
Cost-reimbursement agreements.
Administrator may designate substitute for member of board, commission, etc.
Property transactions, restrictive conveyances, highway purposeExisting law to continue.
Real propertyServices and facilities available to other state agencies, cost.
Acting as harbor line commission.
Washington conservation corps.
Department to make examples of forest practices applications and resulting approvals available to the public.
Geoduck harvest safety committee.
Geoduck diver safety programRule-making authorityLimitation on civil suit or action.
Transfer of ownership of department-owned vesselReview of vessel's physical condition.
Transfer of ownership of department-owned vesselFurther requirements.
Wildfire areasFunding wildfire risk reduction in certain counties.
PART 6
DUTIES AND POWERSMINING AND GEOLOGY
State geological survey.
Mining.
Sealing of open holes and mine shafts.
Mine ownersMaps of property surface and underground workingsFiling.
Gifts and bequests relating to mining.
Collection of minerals for exhibition.
PART 7
DUTIES AND POWERSFORESTED LANDS
Powers of departmentForested lands.
Sale or exchange of tree seedling stock and tree seedProvision of stock or seed to local governments or nonprofit organizations.
Use of proceeds specified.
Olympic natural resources centerFinding, intent.
Olympic natural resources centerPurpose, programs.
Olympic natural resources centerAdministrationPolicy advisory board.
Olympic natural resources centerFundingContracts.
Forest biomass demonstration projects.
Grants or financing.
NOTES:
Categories of trailsPolicy statement as to certain state lands: RCW 79A.35.070.
Commissioner of public lands: Chapter 43.12 RCW, Title 79 RCW.
Disposition of off-road vehicle moneys: RCW 46.68.045.
Distribution of snowmobile registration fees: RCW 46.68.350(2).
Duties: RCW 50.70.050.
Forests and forest products: Title 76 RCW.
Infractions: Chapter 7.84 RCW.
Leases for onshore and offshore facilities: RCW 90.48.386.
Metals mining and milling operations, department of natural resources responsibilities: Chapter 78.56 RCW.
Multiple use concept in management and administration of state-owned lands: Chapter 79.10 RCW.
Programs for dislocated forest products workers: Chapter 50.70 RCW.
Public lands: Title 79 RCW.
Refunds from motor vehicle fund of amounts taxed as off-road vehicle fuelDistributionUse: RCW 46.09.520.
Sale, lease, and disposal of lands within Seashore Conservation Area: RCW 79A.05.630.
Treasurer's duty to refund snowmobile fuel tax to general fundCreditingUse: RCW 46.10.510.
Trust landsPeriodic review to identify parcels appropriate for transfer to parks and recreation commission: RCW 79A.05.220.
Youth development and conservation corps: Chapter 79A.05 RCW.
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