79A.25.005  <<  79A.25.010 >>   79A.25.020


The definitions in this section apply throughout this chapter unless the context clearly requires otherwise.
(1) "Board" means the recreation and conservation funding board.
(2) "Council" means the Washington invasive species council created in RCW 79A.25.310.
(3) "Director" means the director of the recreation and conservation office.
(4) "Marine recreation land" means any land with or without improvements which (a) provides access to, or in whole or in part borders on, fresh or salt water suitable for recreational use by watercraft, or (b) may be used to create, add to, or make more usable, bodies of water, waterways, or land, for recreational use by watercraft.
(5) "Office," "recreation and conservation office," or "the office of recreation and conservation" means the state agency responsible for administration of programs and activities of the recreation and conservation funding board, the salmon recovery funding board, the invasive species council, and such other duties or boards, councils, or advisory groups as are or may be established or directed for administrative placement in the agency.
(6) "Public body" means any county, city, town, port district, park and recreation district, metropolitan park district, or other municipal corporation which is authorized to acquire or improve public outdoor recreation land, and also means Indian tribes now or hereafter recognized as such by the federal government for participation in the land and water conservation program.
(7) "Tax on marine fuel" means motor vehicle fuel tax which is (a) tax on fuel used in, or sold or distributed for use in, any watercraft, (b) refundable pursuant to chapter 82.38 RCW, and (c) paid to the director of licensing with respect to taxable sales, distributions, or uses occurring on or after December 3, 1964.
(8) "Watercraft" means any boat, vessel, or other craft used for navigation on or through water.
[ 2013 c 225 § 636; 2007 c 241 § 40; 2006 c 152 § 9; 1989 c 237 § 2; 1979 c 158 § 108; 1972 ex.s. c 56 § 1; 1965 c 5 § 2 (Initiative Measure No. 215, approved November 3, 1964). Formerly RCW 43.99.020.]


Reviser's note: The definitions in this section have been alphabetized pursuant to RCW 1.08.015(2)(k).
Effective date2013 c 225: See note following RCW 82.38.010.
IntentEffective date2007 c 241: See notes following RCW 79A.25.005.
Effective date1989 c 237: See note following RCW 79A.25.005.
Construction1972 ex.s. c 56: "The provisions of this 1972 amendatory act are intended to be remedial and procedural and shall be construed to apply retroactively." [ 1972 ex.s. c 56 § 2.]
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