WSR 97-22-003

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Wildlife)

[Filed October 23, 1997, 11:47 a.m.]

Date of Adoption: October 3, 1997.

Purpose: Clarifying language is required to ensure uniform implementation of regulation.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 232-12-227.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Other Authority: RCW 77.32.155.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 97-17-071 on August 18, 1997.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's own Initiative: New 0, amended 1, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, amended 0, repealed 0.

Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

October 8, 1997

Lisa Pelly, Chairperson

Fish and Wildlife Commission

AMENDATORY SECTION (Amending Order 94-146, filed 1/4/95, effective 1/4/95 WAC 232-12-227 Hunter education training program requirements. (1) The director may designate a state coordinator for the purpose of administering the hunter education program. The state coordinator shall be responsible for the certification of volunteer instructors and the development of instructional materials, training aids, operating policies and procedures necessary to comply with the provisions of this section and RCW 77.32.155.

(2) It is unlawful for any person born after January 1, 1972, to obtain an initial hunting license in the state of Washington without having completed a department-approved course involving at least ten hours of instruction in conservation, safety and sportsmanship.

(3) Upon satisfactory completion of these requirements, each student shall be issued a certificate of accreditation signed by an authorized instructor or the state coordinator.

(4) It is unlawful for a license dealer to issue a hunting license for a person born after January 1, 1972, unless a hunter education certificate or a Washington hunting license for ((the)) a preceding year ((containing the hunter education certificate number)) issued to said person is presented at the time of purchase.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 95-02-070 (Order 94-146), 232-12-227, filed 1/4/95, effective 1/4/95. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.32.050 and 77.32.070. 90-19-087 (Order 458), 232-12-227, filed 9/18/90, effective 10/19/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.32.155. 85-16-004 (Order 260), 232-12-227, filed 7/25/85. Statutory Authority: RCW 77.12.040. 81-12-029 (Order 165), 232-12-227, filed 6/1/81. Formerly WAC 232-12-500.]

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