PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
FISH AND WILDLIFE
[Filed January 20, 1999, 11:32 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Aquaculture.
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: Aquaculture crosses food fish/game fish lines and reconciliation is needed.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Department of Agriculture, they will be consulted and involved in the rule development process.
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 Program Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, phone (360) 902-2325 by July 20, 1999. Expected proposal filing July 21, 1999.
January 20, 1999