WSR 99-05-076

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed February 17, 1999, 10:59 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 99-01-032.

Title of Rule: Volunteer cooperative fish and wildlife enhancement program.

Purpose: Repeal cooperative wildlife projects in Wildlife Code.

Other Identifying Information: See chapter 220-130 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.040.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 75.52.010.

Summary: Repeal sections in order to consolidate volunteer cooperative projects into a single code.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Will bring to completion the merger of rules for the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Dave Gadwa, Cooperative Project Coordinator, Olympia, (360) 902-2806; Implementation: Dave Brittell, Assistant Director, Administrative Services, Olympia, (360) 902-2206; and Enforcement: Bruce Bjork, Assistant Director, Enforcement, Olympia, (360) 902-2373.

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: The former Departments of Fisheries and Wildlife both had rules dealing with volunteer cooperative programs. These rules have not been merged to date; this will bring to completion the merger of both sets of rules into a single set of rules for the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Does not affect small businesses.

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

Hearing Location: Cavanaughs Ridpath Hotel, 515 West Sprague Avenue, Spokane, WA, on April 2-3, 1999, at 8:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Debbie Nelson, 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 March 31, 1999.

Date of Intended Adoption: April 2-3, 1999.

February 17, 1999

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator


[REPEALER]


The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:


WAC 232-32-010Purpose (Order 237)
WAC 232-32-020Definitions (Order 237)
WAC 232-32-030Information required from volunteer groups. (Order 237)
WAC 232-32-040Review and selection process. (Order 317)
WAC 232-32-050Criteria used in selecting cooperative wildlife projects. (Order 237)
WAC 232-32-060Procedures for revocation of a cooperative wildlife project. (Order 237)
WAC 232-32-070Priority for eggs, seed, juveniles, broodstock, and department facilities. (Order 237)

Reviser's note: The bracketed material preceding the repealer above was supplied by the code reviser's office.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office