WSR 99-09-040

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed April 16, 1999, 12:06 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Funding enhancement accounts.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.32.440.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The legislature has directed the department to fund enhancement accounts equal to the participation of licensees. The rules will reflect 1998 participation.

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 Dave Brittell, Management Services Assistant Director, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, (360) 902-2206. Contact by June 22, 1999. Proposal filing June 23, 1999.

April 16, 1999

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office