PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Filed December 8, 1998, 4:53 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Cooperative projects.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 75.08.080, 77.12.040.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Volunteer cooperatives are currently handled differently in Titles 220 and 232 WAC. Coordination is needed for consistency in the merged Department of Fish and Wildlife.
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 Elyse Kane, Habitat Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, (360) 902-2402. Contact by February 16, 1999, expected proposal filing date February 17, 1999.
December 8, 1998