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RCW 79.105.030

Aquatic lands — Management guidelines.

The management of state-owned aquatic lands shall be in conformance with constitutional and statutory requirements. The manager of state-owned aquatic lands shall strive to provide a balance of public benefits for all citizens of the state. The public benefits provided by state-owned aquatic lands are varied and include:

     (1) Encouraging direct public use and access;

     (2) Fostering water-dependent uses;

     (3) Ensuring environmental protection;

     (4) Utilizing renewable resources.

     Generating revenue in a manner consistent with subsections (1) through (4) of this section is a public benefit.

[2005 c 155 § 140; 1984 c 221 § 2. Formerly RCW 79.90.455.]