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RCW 43.21A.068

Federal power act licensees — Exemption from state requirements.

(1) With respect to the safety of any dam, canal, ditch, hydraulic power plant, reservoir, project, or other work, system, or plant that requires a license under the federal power act, no licensee shall be required to:

     (a) Submit proposals, plans, specifications, or other documents for approval by the department;

     (b) Seek a permit, license, or other form, permission, or authorization from the department;

     (c) Submit to inspection by the department; or

     (d) Change the design, construction, modification, maintenance, or operation of such facilities at the demand of the department.

     (2) For the purposes of this section, "licensee" means an owner or operator, or any employee thereof, of a dam, canal, ditch, hydraulic power plant, reservoir, project, or other work, system, or plant that requires a license under the federal power act.

[1995 c 8 § 2.]

Notes:

     Findings -- 1995 c 8: See note following RCW 43.21A.064.