Chapter 34.05 RCW

ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT

Sections

34.05.001Legislative intent.
PART I
GENERAL PROVISIONS
34.05.010Definitions.
34.05.020SavingsAuthority of agencies to comply with chapterEffect of subsequent legislation.
34.05.030Exclusions from chapter or parts of chapter.
34.05.040Operation of chapter if in conflict with federal law.
34.05.050Waiver.
34.05.060Informal settlements.
34.05.070Conversion of proceedings.
34.05.080Variation from time limits.
34.05.090Forest practices boardEmergency rules.
34.05.100Respectful language.
34.05.110Violations of state law or agency rule by small businessesNotice requirementsWaiver of penalty for first-time paperwork violations.
34.05.120Extension of rights and responsibilitiesState registered domestic partnerships.
PART II
PUBLIC ACCESS TO AGENCY RULES
34.05.210Code and registerPublication and distributionOmissions, removals, revisionsJudicial notice.
34.05.220Rules for agency procedureIndexes of opinions and statements.
34.05.230Interpretive and policy statements.
34.05.240Declaratory order by agencyPetition.
34.05.250Model rules of procedure.
34.05.260Electronic distribution.
34.05.270Agency web sites for rule-making information.
34.05.271Department of fish and wildlifeSignificant agency actionIdentification and categorization of sources of information used.
34.05.272Department of ecologySignificant agency actionIdentification and categorization of sources of information used.
PART III
RULE-MAKING PROCEDURES
34.05.310Prenotice inquiryNegotiated and pilot rules.
34.05.312Rules coordinator.
34.05.313Feasibility studiesPilot projects.
34.05.314Rules development agenda.
34.05.315Rule-making docket.
34.05.320Notice of proposed ruleContentsDistribution by agencyInstitutions of higher education.
34.05.322Scope of rule-making authority.
34.05.325Public participationConcise explanatory statement.
34.05.328Significant legislative rules, other selected rules.
34.05.330Petition for adoption, amendment, repealAgency actionAppeal.
34.05.335Withdrawal of proposalTime and manner of adoption.
34.05.340Variance between proposed and final rule.
34.05.345Failure to give twenty days notice of intended actionEffect.
34.05.350Emergency rules and amendments.
34.05.353Expedited rule making.
34.05.360Order adopting rule, contents.
34.05.362Postadoption notice.
34.05.365Incorporation by reference.
34.05.370Rule-making file.
34.05.375Substantial compliance with procedures.
34.05.380Filing with code reviserWritten recordEffective dates.
34.05.385Rules for rule making.
34.05.390Style, format, and numberingAgency compliance.
34.05.395Format and style of amendatory and new sectionsFailure to comply.
PART IV
ADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS
34.05.410Application of Part IV.
34.05.413CommencementWhen required.
34.05.416Decision not to conduct an adjudication.
34.05.419Agency action on applications for adjudication.
34.05.422Rate changes, licenses.
34.05.425Presiding officersDisqualification, substitution.
34.05.428Representation.
34.05.431ConferenceProcedure and participation.
34.05.434Notice of hearing.
34.05.437Pleadings, briefs, motions, service.
34.05.440Default.
34.05.443Intervention.
34.05.446Subpoenas, discovery, and protective orders.
34.05.449Procedure at hearing.
34.05.452Rules of evidenceCross-examination.
34.05.455Ex parte communications.
34.05.458Separation of functions.
34.05.461Entry of orders.
34.05.464Review of initial orders.
34.05.467Stay.
34.05.470Reconsideration.
34.05.473Effectiveness of orders.
34.05.476Agency record.
34.05.479Emergency adjudicative proceedings.
34.05.4791Secure community transition facilityProceeding concerning public safety measures.
34.05.482Brief adjudicative proceedingsApplicability.
34.05.485Brief adjudicative proceedingsProcedure.
34.05.488Brief proceedingsAdministrative reviewApplicability.
34.05.491Brief proceedingsAdministrative reviewProcedures.
34.05.494Agency record in brief proceedings.
PART V
JUDICIAL REVIEW AND CIVIL ENFORCEMENT
34.05.510Relationship between this chapter and other judicial review authority.
34.05.514Petition for reviewWhere filed.
34.05.518Direct review by court of appeals.
34.05.522Refusal of review by court of appeals.
34.05.526Appellate review by supreme court or court of appeals.
34.05.530Standing.
34.05.534Exhaustion of administrative remedies.
34.05.542Time for filing petition for review.
34.05.546Petition for reviewContents.
34.05.550Stay and other temporary remedies.
34.05.554Limitation on new issues.
34.05.558Judicial review of facts confined to record.
34.05.562New evidence taken by court or agency.
34.05.566Agency record for reviewCosts.
34.05.570Judicial review.
34.05.574Type of relief.
34.05.578Petition by agency for enforcement.
34.05.582Petition by others for enforcement.
34.05.586Defenses, limitations on.
34.05.588Enforcement of agency subpoena.
34.05.590Incorporation of other judicial review provisions.
34.05.594Review by higher court.
34.05.598Frivolous petitions.
PART VI
LEGISLATIVE REVIEW
34.05.610Joint administrative rules review committeeMembersAppointmentTermsVacancies.
34.05.620Review of proposed rulesNotice.
34.05.630Review of existing rulesPolicy and interpretive statements, etc.NoticeHearing.
34.05.640Committee objections to agency intended actionStatement in register and WACSuspension of rule.
34.05.650Recommendations by committee to legislature.
34.05.655Petition for review.
34.05.660Review and objection proceduresNo presumption established.
34.05.665Submission of rule for reviewState employees protected.
34.05.671ReportsAdvisory boardsStaff.
34.05.675Inspection of propertiesOaths, subpoenas, witnesses, depositions.
34.05.681EnforcementCommittee subpoenaRefusal to testify.
PART IX
TECHNICAL PROVISIONS
34.05.900Captions and headings.
34.05.902Effective dateApplication1988 c 288.

NOTES:

Nonbinding effect of unpublished rules and procedures: RCW 42.56.040.
Not applicable to the following proceedings and agreements: RCW 2.64.092, 41.56.452, 41.76.070, 47.64.310, 70.24.370, and 74.36.120.
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