WSR 97-22-094

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

(Wildlife)

[Filed November 5, 1997, 8:30 a.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 97-19-027.

Title of Rule: To repeal the following sections: WAC 232-28-247 1995 Bighorn sheep auction permit, 232-28-257 Big game auction permits, 232-28-02290 Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Private lands wildlife management areas, and 232-28-256 Cougar permit quotas.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 77.12.040.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting and Implementation: Dave Brittell, Assistant Director, Wildlife Management, Olympia, (360) 902-2504; and Enforcement: Ron Swatfigure, Assistant Director, Enforcement, Olympia, (360) 902-2932.

Name of Proponent: Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission, governmental.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: [No information supplied by agency].

Proposal does not change existing rules.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This rule does not affect small business.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption.

Hearing Location: Red Lion Inn, North 1100 Sullivan Road, Spokane, WA 99220, phone (509) 924-9000, on December 12-13, 1997, at 8:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Debbie Nelson by November 30, 1997, TDD (360) 902-2207, or (360) 902-2267.

Submit Written Comments to: Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Evan Jacoby, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, FAX (360) 902-2940, by November 30, 1997.

Date of Intended Adoption: December 13, 1997.

November 5, 1997

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

REPEALER

The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are hereby repealed:

WAC 232-28-247 1995 Bighorn sheep auction permit

WAC 232-28-257 Big game auction permits

WAC 232-28-02290 Game management units (GMUs)--Special game areas--Boundary descriptions--Private lands wildlife management areas

WAC 232-28-256 Cougar permit quotas

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