WSR 99-10-115

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed May 5, 1999, 11:48 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Elk permit seasons.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 77.12.010, 77.12.040.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Recreational opportunity for hunters.

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 Mike Kuttel, Assistant Director, Wildlife Management Program, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, (360) 902-2504. Contact by June 1, 1999, rule proposal filing expected to be June 23, 1999.

May 5, 1999

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office