WSR 97-13-024

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[Filed June 10, 1997, 9:19 a.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Personal use rules.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The department is planning to rehabilitate certain lakes, recreational opportunity will exist prior to the rehabilitation, and orderly fishery concerns will require closing the lakes immediately after rehabilitation.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Bruce Crawford, Fish Management Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501, phone (360) 902-2325, contact by August 5, 1997.

Expected Proposal Filing: August 6, 1997.

June 10, 1997

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office