WSR 99-17-095

PERMANENT RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Order 99-129-- Filed August 17, 1999, 12:09 p.m. ]

Date of Adoption: August 7, 1999.

Purpose: Amend rule relating to license issuance fees.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 220-55-115.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: SB 5020, RCW 75.08.090.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 99-13-117 on June 16, 1999.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

August 13, 1999

Debbie Nelson

for Kelly White, Chairman

Fish and Wildlife Commission

OTS-3233.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 99-02, filed 1/13/99, effective 2/13/99)

WAC 220-55-115
Recreational license dealer's fees.

((Dealer fees are defined as fees in excess of license fees.

(1))) License dealers may charge ((an agent fee of one dollar for the issuance of each license document and fifty cents for the issuance of each separate tag, permit, special hunting permit application, and the state migratory waterfowl stamp sold manually.

(2) License dealers with point-of-sale equipment may charge an agent fee of one dollar for each license transaction and fifty cents for each state migratory waterfowl stamp.

(3) License dealers must also collect transaction fees as calculated by the point-of-sale system. These transaction fees are two dollars and fifty cents for five or fewer licenses and license packages, and must be remitted to the department with the license fee remittance)) a license issuance fee as follows:

(1) Two dollars for the issuance of any of the following fishing licenses:

(a) A combination license.

(b) A saltwater license.

(c) A freshwater license.

(d) A temporary fishing license when issued in the form of a standard recreational fishing license document.

(e) A family fishing weekend license.

(f) A personal use shellfish and seaweed license when issued in the form of a standard recreational fishing license document.

(g) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, if any two or more licenses are issued on the same standard recreational fishing license document, the license issuance fee for the document is two dollars.

(2) Two dollars for the issuance of any of the following hunting licenses:

(a) A big game combination license.

(b) A small game license.

(c) A three-consecutive day small game license.

(d) Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, if any two or more licenses are issued on the same standard recreational hunting license document, the license issuance fee for the document is two dollars.

(3) Two dollars for the issuance of a fish and wildlife lands vehicle use permit when issued separately from an annual freshwater, saltwater or combination fishing license, or separately from an annual small game hunting license, big game combination license, or trapping license. Notwithstanding the provisions of this subsection, if the fish and wildlife lands vehicle use permit is issued with any other license issued in the form of a standard recreational hunting or fishing license document, the license issuance fee for the document is two dollars.

(4) One dollar for the issuance of any of the following shellfish and seaweed licenses or tags:

(a) A personal use shellfish and seaweed license when issued in the form of a wearable license.

(b) A wearable shellfish tag issued with a combination fishing license.

(c) A wearable shellfish tag issued with a personal use shellfish and seaweed license when the license is issued in the form of a standard recreational fishing license document.

(d) A two-day personal use shellfish and seaweed license.

(5) Fifty cents for the issuance of any of the following:

(a) A deer, elk, bear, cougar, mountain goat, mountain sheep, moose, or turkey transport tag.

(b) A temporary fishing license when issued as a stamp.

(c) A state of Washington migratory bird stamp.

(d) A Western Washington pheasant permit.

(e) An application for a special permit hunt.

[Statutory Authority: 1998 c 191 and RCW 75.08.080.   WSR 99-03-029 (Order 99-02), 220-55-115, filed 1/13/99, effective 2/13/99.  Statutory Authority: RCW 75.08.080.  94-01-001, 220-55-115, filed 12/1/93, effective 1/1/94; 89-07-071 (Order 89-05), 220-55-115, filed 3/20/89; 88-05-002 (Order 88-03), 220-55-115, filed 2/4/88; 80-03-064 (Order 80-12), 220-55-115, filed 2/27/80, effective 4/1/80.  Formerly WAC 220-105-047.]