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Petition and Rulemaking Process

Petition Procedures

Any interested citizen can request that the Marine Board adopt, amend, or repeal a boating regulation through a petition. Complete the fillable PDF from the link below and submit it to Incomplete petitions may be returned by the agency director.

What a Petitioner Can Expect

Petition Process
The Board may also ask agency staff to gather research, increase education and outreach efforts or communicate with marine law enforcement partners for special emphasis patrols to see if these interventions resolve issues before initiating rulemaking.

Oregon Administrative Rules Chapter 137 -Secretary of State, Model Rules for Rulemaking

 Submitted Petitions

Petition to update sound levels in rule to the current sound level recommended by the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators.

Citizen Rule Petition Form  

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